Reinventing Oyster Farming & Economic Development at Once

Reinventing Oyster Farming & Economic Development at Once

You can still get sustainable seafood during a pandemic, and Green Connections Radio previous guest Kay Olin and her Estuary Oysters proves businesses can continue to grow. They are now a supplier to all Whole Foods in Florida (where Estuary is located), with plans to expand.

Listen to this interview from a couple of years ago when Kay explained to GCR host Joan Michelson how they farm sustainable oysters and build the economy at the same time.

You’ll learn a lot about oysters and farming them that is a business lesson, as well as a lesson in one of the world’s favorite delicacies:

  • What is really involved in sustainable oyster farming – and why it’s better.
  • The value of bringing relationships from one industry to another.
  • How this innovative oyster farming technique works to breed better tasting, cheaper oysters – and zillions of them.
  • How oysters clean the water they live in, almost magically.
  • The business model for oyster farming and how its bringing economic development back to the Florida gulf.
  • Plus…Great career advice, from a long-time mentor of women in broadcasting.

And more!

“I think that you just have to have good antenna everyday about the providence of where you are and who you’re meeting and why are you meeting that person. What do they know that that can help you? And what do you know that can help them?”

Kay Olin on Green Connections Radio

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