Wintering Oysters in the Root Cellar

Jan 2, 2013

Oysters in the pit
Credit Elspeth Hay

Oysterman Jim O' Connell follows an old practice when it comes to over-wintering his shellfish. It's called "pitting," and it means storing oysters underground.  On the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay speaks with O'Connell about the method.

 You can find out more about pitting oysters on Elspeth's blog, Diary of a Locavore.