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30 2 Summer 2016 From the Editors Editors
30 2 Summer 2016 <a href="sprtsl/v30n2-lastone.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">The Last One to Go</a> Mary Steinbach Ulbrich
30 2 Summer 2016 <a href="sprtsl/v30n2-atsea.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">A Life of Science at Sea</a> Tom Stetson
30 2 Summer 2016 <a href="sprtsl/v30n2-grace.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Poem: Mixed Grace</a> Oliviann Hobbie
30 2 Summer 2016 <a href="sprtsl/v30n2-missed.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Two Exhibitions Not to be Missed</a>
30 2 Summer 2016 http://woodsholemuseum.org/oldpages/sprtsl/v30n2-editors.pdf Editors///
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Sixth Annual Oyster Talk and Tasting 2017

The Woods Hole Historical Museum held its annual Oyster Talk and Tasting on Friday, August 25. This combination of education, support for local food growers, and gustatory delight took place on the Museum grounds at 579 Woods Hole Road.

The first part of the evening was a talk by local oyster growers Pete Chase, Eric Matzen and Mary Murphy explaining how oysters are grown in this area and the results in the past year’s conditions. Pete could be considered one of the pioneers of modern oyster aquaculture in Falmouth, as he established his oyster growing operation in Gansett Cove, the first to wend the way through regulations and opinions. Now there are a host of people growing oysters in Falmouth, stretching from Waquoit to Megansett. Pete, Mary and Eric are part of a co-operative of growers known as “Sippewissett Oysters”. The cooperative sells its oysters through the Coonamessett Farm.