Category Archives: oysters

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

Oyster Garden: Who Will Survive?

We’ve had a wet winter and chilly spring here in New York, one that has stymied the plans of gardeners and farmers hoping to get an early start to the growing season. While they aren’t plants dependent on photosynthesis, oysters … Continue reading

Brooklyn Folks: Get Oysters Delivered to Your Door!

Photo: Montauk Pearl Oysters / Good Eggs Good news, Brooklyn! We’ve partnered with Good Eggs to launch seafood sales of our top East Coast products. For the first time, you can buy fresh, regional oysters, clams and mussels from us … Continue reading