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LEADERSHIP TEAM RECEIVES PRESENTATION FROM CHOICE OYSTERS & WAGON HILL OYSTERS
At this week’s Leadership Team meeting involving Durham’s various department heads and other staff members, we received a very interesting presentation from Krystin Ward and Ray Grizzle of Choice Oysters and Wagon Hill Oysters, respectively. In an effort to educate staff regarding what is happening in and around the Great Bay Estuary, Mr. Selig invited Ms. Ward and Mr. Grizzle to provide an overview of their oyster farm operations. At the present time, there are a total of 12 oyster farms in Little Bay.
WHOLESOME WAVE AND THE FARM TO TABLE CYCLE
Their visit was part of The Farm to Table Cycle which is a 400 mile, 16 day solo bicycle and photography journey to raise awareness around the people and organizations who are working to build a brighter and more sustainable food system. Led by cyclist and photographer, Glenn Charles, we will be making more than 40 stops, highlighting the issues that touch our food system daily, including food security, farming and sustainability, food waste, dairy and livestock production, local food processing and infrastructure, school meals, institutional food purchasing and farm to table dining.
After a trip to the oyster farm, we took a ride over to (UNH's) Kingman Farm where we recycle oyster shells from our local restaurants and festivals. The NH Agricultural Experiment Station is responsible for transport and storing or "seasoning" the shell for a year or so until Ray Grizzle (UNH Ph.D.) and I (UNH Research Technician....my other job) return it back to Great Bay to serve as "cultch" for naturally occurring oyster larvae to set on.
NH Oyster Shell Recycling Program: http://www.grizzlecoastalconsulting.com/oyster-shell-recycling-program.html