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Drakes Bay Oyster Farm

The End of Agriculture at Point Reyes National Seashore: The Jarvis Playbook

Corey S. Goodman | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics
Corey S. Goodman

Unfortunately, this is not the first time that the National Park Service, in collaboration with activist environmentalists, has reneged on the original deal made by Congress to maintain the historic agriculture on parklands as a condition for the government acquiring these lands.

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 ...