Louis Druehl

Co-Founder Canadian Kelp Resources

    Session 6

    Louis Druehl and his wife, Rae Hopkins, have operated CKR since 1982, from their home in Bamfield. Rae brought 35 years of cooking expertise for athletic teams, restaurants, and marine stations to CKR. She developed the kelp recipes in the award-winning Pacific Seaweeds (Harbour Publishing) by Louis and Brigette Clarkson. Louis, retired from 36 years of teaching and researching seaweeds at SFU, writes novels, puts out the local paper (www.bamfielder.ca) with Rae and participates in Bamfield organizations, responsible for running the village.