Oysters to the People Events.....

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)

Oyster Bar at Bibo


Lusty Bits of Nourishment

Brent Petkau, ‘The Oysterman’, is back in town and will be shucking “Lusty Bits of Nourishment” for you to enjoy.

When:  TBA  

Shucking starts at 6:pm


Bibo Nelson

For reservations phone 250-352-2744


OYSTERS and CLAMS.... DIRECT from Cortes Island


Friday,       March 31st,  10:30 am to 5:30 pm 
Saturday,   April 1st,   10:30 until SOLD OUT  

WHERE:  "The Oyster Oasis" a.k.a. Parking lot at 323 Nelson Ave., opposite Hume Elementary School

To place advance orders, give me a call @ 250-287-0363 or email:

This Morning

This morning, sipping strong, black Oso Negro coffee at 5 a.m., the plan was to follow through with my usual monthly routine of commuting between Cortes Island and my home in Nelson. I long and love to sell and shuck oysters for the folks in the Koot's But "Reading the SIGNS" ........tells me to ....... cancel all… Read More »

The Best Ingredients Make The…

Folks are passionate about their chowder and most will tell you they have the best chowder recipe. Maybe they do, maybe they don’t. But you just know the best recipes begin with the best ingredients and farmersdotter has access to the best ingredients in the world. Beginning with shellfish from the Oyster Man.… Read More »

Smoked Oysters

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