There and Back Again

 A 3 day road trip from Charleston to Mobile gave us a chance to meet fellow farmers and experience the Gulf Coast first hand while we inspected the gear that Barrier Island now uses to grow our oysters.

A 3 day road trip from Charleston to Mobile gave us a chance to meet fellow farmers and experience the Gulf Coast first hand while we inspected the gear that Barrier Island now uses to grow our oysters.

 The shellfish nursery at Island Fresh Seafood in Yonges Island. Every year, millions of local clams and oysters start their lives here.

The shellfish nursery at Island Fresh Seafood in Yonges Island. Every year, millions of local clams and oysters start their lives here.

 Beautiful Gulf oysters grown on Dauphin Island, AL using the same techniques as those used at the Barrier Island farm.

Beautiful Gulf oysters grown on Dauphin Island, AL using the same techniques as those used at the Barrier Island farm.

 Wintzell's world famous oyster bar in Mobile, where fresh oysters from local farmers are just $9/dozen at happy hour.

Wintzell's world famous oyster bar in Mobile, where fresh oysters from local farmers are just $9/dozen at happy hour.