Category Archives: oysters

Think You Know Oysters? Come to Oyster Trivia Night!

Do you know how many gallons of water an adult oyster can filter each day? What 18th century ladies man was said to breakfast on 50 oysters each day? What species of oyster grows from southern Canada to the Gulf … Continue reading

Meetup: Seafood & Soul Food at Mayfield

It may be chilly out but you can take a quick trip south with the next Oyster Lovers Meetup at Mayfield! I’m excited to announce a six-course dinner at one of Brooklyn’s most lauded restaurants on Tuesday, February 24th at … Continue reading

Barnstable: Welcome to the Napa Valley of Oysters!

Photos: W&T Seafood One of the best parts about working in the oyster industry is that you’ll naturally find yourself in scenic, postcard-perfect coastal inlets and rustic seaside towns. This is why when Tamar Haspel at Barnstable Oyster announced that … Continue reading

Meetup: Greenport Oyster Farm Tour & U-Shuck

Photo: Little Creek Oyster Farm I’m excited to announce another oyster farm field trip! On Saturday, Sept 6th, we’ll be heading to Greenport for an oystercentric day with some of New York’s leading watermen. I’ve been talking to these folks … Continue reading

An Oyster Hatchery Grows in New York City

For the last year, I’ve been cultivating a small oyster garden in NYC Harbor as part of the NY/NJ Baykeepers oyster gardening program. It has been a journey full of unexpected delights, failures and mysteries. This year, the oyster gardening … Continue reading

Meetup: Oyster Shucking Workshop & Dinner

Maybe you love eating oysters, but do you also know how to shuck them? It’s not difficult and it’s not dangerous, especially when you’ll be getting guidance from some of New York’s most enthusiastic ostreaphiles! On Monday, June 23, we’ll … Continue reading