The Olympia oyster has been absent for almost a century. But now it’s returning to our plates––and one taste will make you a believer | Christopher Hall
The director of the Puget Sound Restoration Fund is Betsy Peabody, a feisty, petite woman from Bainbridge Island. “The Olympia feeds us in so many essential ways,” she tells me over the roar at Oyster New Year, a benefit for the fund. “They are rooted in our history, our culture, our environment. They give us a deeper connection to this place.”
Exploring the biology of oysters, a few hundred base pairs at at time.
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