The New Grower Orientation Breakfast proved most informative for all who attended. It was a lovely morning at The Tidewater Inn and we were joined by 33 of our new growers who have signed up for the 2014-2015 growing season. Scott, our founder, shared a lot of information about the Marylanders Grow Oysters (MGO) program, where it started, how our initiative (ORRI) got involved, as well as how far ORRI as come and how far we have to go in order to impact real change in the Bay.

The new growers were also instructed on how to care for the oysters and a lot of good questions were asked. Our new growers seem very enthusiastic and we can’t wait to see the oysters the oysters they raise. Hopefully the experience will be so rewarding that they will spread the word to friends and neighbors. Thanks to everyone who attended and we look forward to delivering your oyster-spat-on-shell to you October 2nd!