Preserving, protecting and promoting Wellfleet’s shellfishing industry.


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Farming the Flats

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talk and book signing by Wellfleet biologist, Barbara Brennessel, Ph.D. author of “Good Tidings: The History and Ecology of Shellfish Farming in the Northeast.”
Have you ever wondered how your fabulous Wellfleet oysters get from spat to farm to table? We will start with a historic journey and then learn a bit about shellfish biology and how oysters are bred, farmed and harvested. You will gain an appreciation for the challenging work of our local oyster farmers. We will also get a glimpse about how the Herring River Restoration has potential to expand the Wellfleet shellfishing industry.


October 15
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Wellfleet Public Library
55 W Main Street
Wellfleet, MA 02667 United States
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