Learn to Shuck

You’d eat more oysters if you knew how to shuck them!

During the Festival look for sea farmers wearing this pin, they want you to learn to shuck so that you will eat more oysters. They will be happy to give you a complimentary hands-on lesson! Oysters are good for you, good for the planet and good for Maine’s economy. Get shucking! 

Here are some resources if you want to get some practice in before arriving to the Festival:

Watch John Herrigel from Maine Oyster Company give a tutorial on Vimeo 

Get tips from Maine Aquaculture Association

Take an oyster shucking class from the experts at Maine Oyster Company. Book here.