How many oysters survived through the winter?Read More
I’m not sure what the mortality rate for oysters normally is, but having half of them die in just 6 months seems pretty severe!Read More
Was it some sort of underwater mold or a sponge? An aquatic leopard? An evil spotted slime? Was it toxic or dangerous to touch?Read More
Muddy, bulbous, gnarly–the cage had gone from pristine to biofouled in under two months.Read More
Much to my surprise, not only did the “mud clump” stay solidly stuck to the cage, it squirted water at me!
Much to my surprise, not only did the “mud clump” stay solidly stuck to the cage, it squirted water at me!Read More
As part of the NY/NJ Baykeepers oyster gardening program, I signed up to care for an oyster garden for the next year, and to monitor it monthly to make sure the cage is in good condition.Read More
The food manufacturing industry in NYC supports 19,000 jobs, 70% of which are held by immigrants. As it so happened, it was my first day on the job at an immigrant-founded business.Read More