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Spring Oyster Fair

The Tidewater Oyster Growers’ Association sponsored its annual Spring Oyster Fair Saturday at the Gwynn’s Island Civic Center. The day included vendors of oyster gardening equipment and lectures about oyster gardening. Above, from left, Linnie Hiter and Gwen Reid of Colonial Beach chat with Jon Quigley, sales manager for the Chesapeake Bay Oyster Company of Wake, and Joan Jackson, master oyster gardener and TOGA member. Below, Dr. Jim Wesson talks to the crowd about his knowledge and experiences after over two decades leading the oyster repletion program on Virginia’s public oyster grounds. Photos by Quinton Sheppard ...

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