Jenn Hall

Edible Jersey: Healthy Barnegat Bay, Healthy Market – 2018 IACP Award for Narrative Food Writing

When Scott Lennox of Forty North looks out over his newest farm location in the Barnegat Bay, he sees more than a place to grow oysters. He sees the potential to tell a story about the watershed. When you’re steeped in all things Jersey grown, it’s easy to forget that the state can get a bad rap. “Jersey oysters, really?” some say. To that, locals might reply: “It’s your loss.” Plenty of New Jersey restaurants are clamoring to sell them these days. But visionary farmers like Lennox and partner Matt Gregg are taking the high road, and tackling the issue head on.

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Published in the High-Summer 2017 issue



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