can also be called "Community Supported Mariculture - CSM" or "Grower Direct" or "From my Oysterbeds to your Lips". What these names all have in common is a desire to build an intimate relationship, with you, the Oyster Lover. I want you to experience the freshest, tastiest and most memorable shellfish imaginable. (read more)
These profound words of my hero, the late, great, John Steinbeck, are so indelibly etched into my mind's eye, that when I too am working in my tide pools, collecting oysters, digging for clams, or just LOOKING and TOUCHING....... I FEEL ..........."RELATED TO THE WHOLE THING".
When working in such a state of mind, it's very easy to search for and find the........"PERFECT OYSTER"
"Between the experience of living a normal life at this moment on the planet and all of the public narratives being offered to give sense to that life, the EMPTY SPACE, the GAP, is ENORMOUS". R.I.P. John Berger (The Shape of a Pocket) Folks, BC oysters are just fine to eat. Believe me! .... not the main-stre… Read More »
Over the past 20 years, a pronounced and passion-filled goal of mine when shucking and presenting oysters has always been to create......MEMORIES, for myself and for others. "Precious perfectly shucked memories" to be more precise, don't just happen but are the product of when the whole is greater than the sum of all… Read More »
May all people at all times have access to good food. May we reclaim local ownership of community food systems and develop food self-reliance by sharing food, information, skills, and resources. May food be celebrated as central to culture and community. May the land, air and water be preserved for future generati… Read More »
For many years, archaeologists were unaware of the ancient clam terraces at Waiatt Bay, on Quadra Island. Author Judith Williams knew no differently until she was advised of their existence by a Klahoose elder named Elizabeth Harry (Keekus). By liaising with other observers of clam gardens in the Broughton Archipelag… Read More »