The Coastal Studies Institute & ECU Outer Banks Campus, in partnership with the NC Coastal Federation, are excited to announce a new adult program entitled From Tide To Table: Exploring Oyster Ecology, Farming, and Culinary Delights.
Join us on October 27, 2023, at 5:00 PM for an educational evening and tasting event celebrating North Carolina oysters. The evening will begin at the NC Coastal Federation (NCCF) Office in Wanchese. Program participants will tour the NC Coastal Federation’s demonstration oyster farm while hearing about the statewide oyster blueprint and speaking with local oyster farmers.
After touring the NCCF oyster farm, program participants will travel 4 miles to the Coastal Studies Institute on the ECU Outer Banks Campus. There, guests will sample a variety of locally sourced wild and farm-raised oysters provided by Cousins Oysters. During the evening, CSI/ECU scientists will share their research on oyster farms and guests will interact with a panel of industry experts about the future of oysters and oyster farming in North Carolina. Early bird registration costs $135 per person through October 6th, after which the fee will increase to $150. Each ticket purchased includes raw and roasted oysters with creative toppings and accompaniments paired with a selection of beverages, including wine and beer.
For more information and any questions, please contact John McCord at firstname.lastname@example.org or 252-475-5450.