Above: One of the few local oyster farms reviving the oyster culture (Forty North)
Last week we released Part I of our Oyster Recycling Program PSA, and now we're ready to share more about The Amazing Oyster! The LBI Region was once a hub for oyster farming for the entire East Coast, but now the industry is a shell of its former self. This segment of our PSA introduces a fact that isn't as widely known as you might think, oysters filter water. Oyster spat also need a shell or hard surface to set on, but our Barnegat Bay is currently deprived. Check out why it is so important that we band together to improve our environment and coastal waters, and learn more at FollowTheShell.com / TheOysterFarmers.com!