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Husband and Wife Team Innovate Sea Mussel Farm in Homer

POSTED: 07:20 PM AKDT May 02, 2014    UPDATED: 07:20 PM AKDT May 02, 2014 

Weatherly and Greg Bates run a uniquely Alaskan business in Homer. A quick boat taxi over to Halibut Cove reveals a one-of-a-kind mussel farm not found anywhere else in the state. The husband and wife team are single-handedly finding a way to satisfy a growing demand for the mussels through an innovative farming process called "mussel socks."

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Weatherly and Greg Bates run a local sea mussel farm in Homer. The husband and wife team are pioneering the farms in Alaska using an innovative system to farm the sought-after mussels.

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