Oyster Blog

Feb 21, 2013: Octopus is still huge even though we only found half of it.

Tideflat Critters

Deep, deep down, the Canal is a creepy place. Check out these tentacles! This octopus carcass washed up in our tumble farm a week ago... it was only half intact and had been chewed on by crabs and other critters. Giant Pacific Octopi usually live about 60 feet deep, so we never see them on our farm, or at least never alive. They're probably the largest octopus species on the planet. The females are terminal spawners, a fancy way of saying they die after they reproduce. (Read the Seattle Aquarium blog for more info... on Valentine's Day they released their...

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Feb 19, 2013 Oystery Events

Events News from Here

Hi everyone! Big news: Our 2013 Oyster Rama is set for Saturday April 27th. We've created a Rama page, which you should see as an option up top. Check the page for photos of Ramas past and info about the upcoming event. Tickets will go on sale mid-March. Stay tuned! Here's the rest of the Spring 2013 schedule: Saturday March 30th: 1 to 3 pm. Our first Open Farm Day of the year. Super low key. Bring your gear (your "muckers and shuckers", as Oyster Man Dan puts it) and head out to the flats to harvest your own oysters...

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Jan 10, 2013: Oyster Stoutness

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Jan 4, 2013: views on a winter morning walk

News from Here

photos by Paul Harper

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Dec 7, 2012: Just another day on the farm, you know, hanging with celebrities.

News from Here

Kimberly Schlapman loves ersters! She and her band Little Big Town (which just yesterday was nominated for a Grammy!) are touring in the PNW and today Kimberly visited our farm to film an episode for her GAC cooking show Simply Southern. The weather, the bald eagles, and the seals all cooperated, and after the shoot we cooked up a big oyster and clam lunch to share with crew, cast, and staff. The episode will likely air sometime this spring. Here are a few shots from along the way: Thanks Kimberly & Crew!

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