Boredom can lead you down many roads… For Michael Osinski, boredom led him to discover the rich history of oyster farming that had once flourished in his backyard in Greenport, Long Island.

So, with a whole lot of free time to waste and a brand new oyster permit in hand, he set out to prove that the Greenport waters were still good for growing oysters…Widow’s Hole Oysters…and New York City chefs couldn’t be happier.

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