On the Job: Modern-day oyster lassies

Nicki Holmyard
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For two women at opposite ends of the shellfish supply chain, the mission is the same – more oysters! The earnest farmhand For Fiona Edwards, standing outside in the cold and wet for days on end is just part of her job. She’s an oyster farmer on the River Avon in Devon, southwest England. “It…

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  • Nicki Holmyard

    Nicki Holmyard

    Nicki Holmyard has written about the seafood industry for longer than she cares to remember! A committed pescetarian, she is also a partner in the UK’s first fully offshore rope-grown mussel farm.