9. These dudes all know and like each other
Here's one sample from our many interviews:
"So, who else'd you talk to for this thing?"
"Well, so far this teacher at the NY Harbor Schoo-
Oyster farming is a really small community and they meet up at conventions every year or parties like the Billion Oyster Party, where farmers from around the US show up with their harvest and get together with oyster enthusiasts to talk and shuck and compare notes. And The Billion Oyster Project is even cooler than the Party because...
10. There's a plan to have one billion live oysters back in New York Harbor in 20 years
The Billion Oyster Project is an ecosystem restoration project that engages public school kids by teaching them about aquaculture. Needless to say, these oysters are NOT fit for consumption and won't be for like, an entire century, but is anyone trying to put a billion extra cows anywhere 20 years from now? Nah.