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2019 DAMARISCOTTA OYSTER CELEBRATION

Oyster Ninja Podcast

Release Date: 06/02/2019

VINCENT LEGGETT show art VINCENT LEGGETT

Oyster Ninja Podcast

Vincent Leggett has been an integral part of salvaging stories, artifacts, and information on African Americans on the Chesapeake Bay for over four decades.  Mr. Leggett has a resumé that includes author, historian, lobbyist, educator and so much more that you will find out in this episode of The Oyster Ninja Podcast.  He explains his humble beginnings that help mold him and set him apart from other young people, and how and why he founded Blacks of the Chesapeake.  

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Chris Sherman : Fearless Leader of Island Creek Oyster Co.  show art Chris Sherman : Fearless Leader of Island Creek Oyster Co.

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Chris Sherman is Ceo of Island Creek Oyster and has been with the company well over a decade.  Today he gives us some history on Island Creek Oyster, how they've made their place in oyster culture, and what makes their oyster stand the test of time and mother nature.  

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Emily DeSousa: The Most Sustainable Person in the Room show art Emily DeSousa: The Most Sustainable Person in the Room

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Emily DeSousa or Seaside with Emily from her viral social media account joins us today on The Oyster Ninja Podcast. We have a fun filled episode filled with more than a bunch of trending topics. We talk about plastics pollution, bio catch, humans impact on the ocean and so much more.

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Vintage Oyster Can Collector: Scott Sanner  show art Vintage Oyster Can Collector: Scott Sanner

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Scott Sanner is a oyster tin/can enthusiast who has a larger than life collection.  Today he talks to us about the history of oyster cans, the marketing intention behind the iconic labels, and how to start your very own collection.  These vintage oyster cans gained popularity in the early 1900s ,but are still thriving amongst collectors today.

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Meet Kara Muzia host of Meet Kara Muzia host of "So You Want To BE A Marine Biologist"

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Kara Muzia is an ocean enthusiast, marine biologist and host of "So You Want To Be A Marine Biologist". I'm so excited for you guys to not only meet Kara but go listen to her podcast. Kara is super interesting with a background in all things science and even helped with putting oysters back in the bay.

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Alex Troutman Alex Troutman "The Black Jack Hannah" is taking the science world by storm

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Alex Troutman is an African American biologist that is breaking down doors in the science field. Although it was hard because he didn't see conservationist that looked like him, his love still grew for mother nature. When he started school he actually was studying to be a veterinarian and then a field biology class changed his point of view on a career. I hope you enjoy Alex Troutman's story and continue to follow his journey.

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Montauk Seaweed Supply: Kelp used for fertilizer show art Montauk Seaweed Supply: Kelp used for fertilizer

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Today I'm talking with Sean from Montauk Seaweed Co. located in Long Island. Montauk Seaweed Supply Company™ is New York State’s original processing and distribution operation for raw kelp and seaweed that has been grown and / or harvested from inshore waters. Today Sean informs us why we should be using kelp for farming purposes.

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The Best Stainless Steel Knife in the World: MKS KNIFE DESIGN show art The Best Stainless Steel Knife in the World: MKS KNIFE DESIGN

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Today I interviewed Adam Simha of MKS design out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. After 20 years of metal working Adams passion and commitment shows in every spec of his knife design. At first sight I was in love with the design of the oyster knife. The blade is stainless steel and the handle is made of fiberglass perfect for working in the restaurants.

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Fisher Island Oyster Company: Growing Oysters and Preserving Family Values  (Steve & Sarah Malinowski) show art Fisher Island Oyster Company: Growing Oysters and Preserving Family Values (Steve & Sarah Malinowski)

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Steve and Sarah Malinowski of Fisher Island Oyster Company graced the Oyster Ninja Podcast with so much knowledge and grace. The very humble couple have been active farmers for over 40 years. You can not talk oyster sustainability, climate change, or policy without including the Malinowski family. There farm is located in the black island sound and taste and quality oysters are highly talked about in the oyster community. I hope you enjoy their story.

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Terrell Brown: Brown's Oyster Supply in Charleston South Carolina harvesting wild oysters show art Terrell Brown: Brown's Oyster Supply in Charleston South Carolina harvesting wild oysters

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Brown's Oyster Supply is a seafood supplier in Charleston, South Carolina specializing in oysters. Every order is picked and rinsed by hand straight from the mud to you. I had a great time talking with Terrell Brown of Brown oyster supply. His family goes back at least 3 generations working on the water and doesn't have any signs of stopping.

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Great episode today all about The 2019 Damariscotta Oyster Celebration in Maine held on June 13-15.  Sarah-Taylor Wieluns Executive Producer of O'Maine Studios gave us just a taste of what we have to look forward to on the 3 day celebration.