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In the Last Days of Chesapeake Oysters

William “Bubba” Bonniville tonged for oysters in the James River off of Newport News, Virginia, circa 2003Photo: Bryan Hatchett June used to be the season of love for Chesapeake Bay oysters, the warmer waters setting off clouds of spawning. In former times, people avoided eating oysters during these summer (“non-R”) months. Refrigeration was unreliable, and […]