Renee Gagnon, Chatham's Shellfish Warden presented information about the current state of the town's propagation program for clams and the plans to increase the capacity for the labor intensive program. Her presentation included an overview of the shell fishing situation and the community's commitment to maintain a healthy environment for these mollusks.
Deborah Clark and Sue Simpson hosted a lovely event at Deborah's house featuring a talk on paperweights that she has collected over the years.
The women who gathered for the discussion thoroughly enjoyed the "medium tea" with the delicacies prepared by Sue Simpson..
A lively group of women met at The Naked Oyster Bistro and Bar in Hyannis to enjoy the specially designed menu for the luncheon. Co-owner and Chef Florence Lowell gave an informative and entertaining talk about raising oysters in Barnstable Harbor. She spoke about her commitment to provide the freshest ingredients from nearby farms in the preparation of her French influenced cuisine.