Welcome to the 12 Tides blog! We are ocean activists at heart. In Beyond the Reef, we are highlighting impactful initiatives and organizations dedicated to protecting and restoring our oceans. We will also keep you updated on the latest news from 12 Tides.

Aside from being the basis for our delicious puffed kelp chips, kelp is an incredibly interesting organism with major ecological importance. Here are some things you might not know about kelp.
Composting is one of the best ways to reduce the amount of waste you contribute to landfills. It is also a great way to create nutrient rich fertilizer for your house plants. Here are some of the many different ways to compost.
Plastic Free July is an initiative put on by the Plastic Free Foundation that encourages people to reevaluate their relationship with plastic and find ways to eliminate plastic from their lives. Here are some ways to make the transition to plastic free a little easier. 
This year for world oceans week, 12 Tides had the privilege of welcoming some awesome ocean lovers, researchers, and advocates to take over our Instagram. Here is a recap of everything they taught us this week!
We are excited to share with you information about the San Francisco Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, an organization that we are working with together to help achieve our common mission to protect our oceans

This quick and easy bean dip is great all year round. Loaded with chickpeas, kidney beans, cannellini beans, and whatever fresh veggies you have around! Tossed with a delicious garlicky apple cider vinegar dressing & fresh herbs.

This plant-based power bowl is packed with plant protein, fiber, healthy fats - plus vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. It's the perfect lunch to power you through a busy afternoon.