Cage Fight

Cage Fight OYSTER FARMERS FACE OFF AGAINST OBJECTORS TO THEIR EXPANSION PLANS By Ellen Liberman | Photographs by Jesse Burke THERE IS PEACE ON THE POND. The winter sun spreads its milky light on the water and its warmth on the faces of Jennifer Scappatura and her...

Spreading the Love About Seaweed

Spreading the Love About Seaweed Like most farmers, Cindy West of Moonstone Oysters is ready for work before the sun is up. It’s early April, and she and her crew are dressed in plenty of layers against the chill. There’s chatter about last night’s Bruins game as they...

The Shuckin’ Truck

The Shuckin’ Truck On a blazing July night at Narragansett Town Beach, The Shuckin’ Truck stands out among the wheeled vendors selling pizza, hot dogs, and vegan treats—and not only because of its striking mural of Point Judith Lighthouse. Within minutes of...