Entries by Jody Couser

The Fish Site: Restorative aquaculture: Solar Oysters

Solar Oysters’ Elizabeth Hines explains how the innovative agritech startup has ambitions to help restore native oyster reefs, improve water quality and – in the longer term – become “the John Deere of the oyster aquaculture industry.” Read more…

The American Family Farmer Podcast: Meet The John Deere of Oyster Aquaculture

Host and American Family Farmer, Doug Stephan www.eastleighfarm.com begins with news that the new Administration has stopped payments from President Trump’s Farm Relief Program. Reportedly, 87% so far has gone to big food companies. Meat numbers are down 67% from the big producers, due to COVID. Local farmers have benefitted from this. Next, we meet Elizabeth …

EcoLogix Group, Inc. Adds Six New Members to the Team

On February 1, 2021, EcoLogix Group, Inc. Managing Principal Rick Sheckells announced the addition of six new members of the team, each of whom builds upon the diverse set of qualifications and expertise that we offer to our clients. Please join us in welcoming:
Beth Wojton, Principal
During Beth’s 32-year career with the Maryland Environmental Service …

The Zero Waste Countdown Podcast: Solar Oysters

117. Solar Oysters
January 9, 2021

Oysters are little nutritional bombshells. They’re packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, fatty acids, and particularly of note during Covid: Vitamin D and Zinc. More than 80% of hospitalized Covid patients were found to be lacking Vitamin D, and those with low zinc levels tended to fair worse with the virus than those with healthy …

Chesapeake Bay Magazine:Auto-Rotating Oyster Cages Aim to Reinvent Aquaculture

December 22, 2020

A Baltimore company is using solar power to operate cutting-edge oyster growing equipment. Solar Oysters LLC’s invention allows the bivalves to grow vertically in the water column instead of horizontally. It has the support of Bay restoration heavyweights. Cheryl Costello got to see the promising technology up close. Watch here…