Come to the West Tisbury Library for an outdoor event all about growing, restoring, marketing, shucking and eating oysters. Learn how oysters are grown on MV from local oyster farmer Alex Friedman of Snows Point Oysters in Katama Bay.
Learn from Emma Green-Beach, MV Shellfish Group’s Executive Director, about how they restore sustainable oyster fisheries and ecological balance in the Island’s Great Ponds.
Hear from Shelley Edmundson, MV Fishermen’s Preservation’s Trust’s Executive Director, about their new wholesale seafood market, the MV Seafood Collaborative, and their plan to increase the market for Island oysters.
The team will demonstrate the best method to shuck an oyster and all attendees will get to sample fresh Snows Point Oysters. Come learn about more ways you can get involved and support oyster farmers through up-coming events.
Attendance will be limited to allow for social distancing. Sign up in advance to reserve your space by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Masks are mandatory if you are inside the library building.
Friday, September 17 at 3:30pm
West Tisbury Public Library
1042 State Road, West Tisbury, MA 02575