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Drakes Bay Oyster Farm

Federal Judge Rules Against California Company In Landmark Case

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

In what may be a final blow to California's only oyster cannery, a federal appeals court upheld a ruling that terminated the historic farm's lease in ...

Stealing the Heart of a National Park: Oyster Company's Alliance With Big Oil

Helen Grieco | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green
Helen Grieco

Recent developments demonstrate how deeply involved the Drakes Bay Oyster Company is in the larger political agenda aimed squarely at opening up our most treasured landscapes to inappropriate commercial uses.

Who Cares About Science?

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Dear Readers, Sarah Rolph, a freelance writer, has written an essay in response to Helen Grieco's Huffington Post Green piece a few days ago about th...

The End Of $1 Oysters Forever?

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Mark Prado | Posted 03.28.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND -- A federal judge heard two hours of arguments Friday afternoon on whether a preliminary injunction should be granted to temporarily halt the...

Sustainable Agriculture, Wilderness and Drakes Bay Oysters: The Role of Science in Policy

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 01.23.2013 | Science
Peter H. Gleick

Scientific integrity, logic, reason and the scientific method are core to the strength of our nation. We may disagree about matters of opinion and policy, but we (and our elected representatives) must not misuse, hide or misrepresent science in service of our preferences and ideology.

Embattled Point Reyes Oyster Farm Forms A Powerful Alliance

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Mark Prado | Posted 03.01.2013 | San Francisco

The Virginia-based Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund has agreed to administer a litigation fund to be used to help finance the Drakes Bay Oyster Com...

Embattled Oyster Farm Fights Back

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Mark Prado | Posted 02.12.2013 | San Francisco

The owner of the Drakes Bay Oyster Co. is seeking a restraining order against the federal government to keep his farm in operation beyond the 90 days ...

Oyster Farmer Sues Federal Government Over Eviction

AP | Posted 02.03.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The owner of a Northern California oyster farm says he has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to overturn Interior Secretary Ken Sa...

Beloved Oyster Farm Shutting Down

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 01.29.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — An historic Northern California oyster farm along Point Reyes National Seashore will be shut down and the site converted to a wi...

Drakes Bay Oyster Farm Dispute Spreads All The Way To Capitol Hill

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 02.09.2012 | San Francisco

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. -- A creaky wooden scow piled high with gnarled oysters slides over the water toward wooden racks hung with rows...