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Ancient Clam Gardens Provide Food Security
2014-03-21 11:45:42

[ Watch the Video: Ancient Clam Garden ] Simon Fraser University A three-year study of ancient clam gardens in the Pacific Northwest has led researchers, including three from Simon Fraser University, to make a discovery that could benefit coastal communities’ food production. PLOS ONE, a peer-reviewed science journal, has just published their study. Amy Groesbeck, an SFU alumna, SFU professors Anne Salomon, an ecologist, and Dana Lepofsky, an archaeologist, and Kirsten...

2013-10-22 12:24:44

World Series menu features local specialties and ballpark favorites BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the World Series coming back to Boston, ARAMARK, the exclusive food and beverage partner of the Red Sox, has been working around the clock to help ensure Boston fans have the ultimate World Series experience. Among the preparations, ARAMARK is creating a championship menu to feed the thousands of hungry fans that will pack Fenway Park during the World Series. (Logo:...

2013-05-24 23:19:14

Beach to Chowder is an early summer run on a 28-mile white-sand beach at the edge of the continent on Washington's Long Beach Peninsula. All participants receive a finisher's medal and bowl of steaming chowder after completing the 5- or 10-mile course on hard-pack sand. Long Beach Peninsula, Wash. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Marking the start of summer fun, the Beach to Chowder Run and Walk will take place on the Long Beach Peninsula, Washington, on Saturday, June 22. With a chip-timed course...

2008-09-10 15:00:17

2 quarts of clams 1/4 pound salt pork (see note) 2 cups of finely cubed potatoes 1 large onion, chopped 1 tablespoon of flour Reserved clam juice plus enough water to make 2 cups 1 teaspoon of thyme 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 2 cups of milk 2 cups of heavy cream 3 tablespoons of butter Open clams and reserve the juice. Cut salt pork into a fine dice, then chop it. Cook pork over low heat in a large kettle until it begins to brown. Add...

2008-05-18 03:00:16

By Jennifer Smith, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. May 18--Brown tide, the algae that triggered the collapse of Long Island's scallop fishery, has reappeared in the Great South Bay for the first time since 2001 and spread farther west than ever before. The blooming algae has turned water from Patchogue to Massapequa Park a cloudy brown, Suffolk County health officials said. It has not been found farther east, nor in the Peconic or Shinnecock Bays. Aureococcus anophagefferens, the tiny...

2005-07-01 14:02:19

BOSTON (AP) -- Shellfish beds that closed because of an outbreak of toxic red tide algae were reopened in seven coastal communities Friday, just in time for the holiday weekend. State officials said recent tests show the algae bloom has receded and it is safe to fish and harvest certain species of shellfish in Duxbury, Plymouth, Kingston, Bourne, Wareham, Wellfleet and Chatham. The openings come more than a month after the worst red tide in 30 years began its spread through New England...


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2008-04-30 23:02:22

The Hard Clam (Mercenaria mercenaria), also known as the quahog, is a bivalve mollusk native to the eastern shores of North America, from Prince Edward Island to the Yucatan Peninsula. Older sources may give it the systematic name Venus mercenaria. It is one of many unrelated bivalves referred to as clams. Hard clams are quite common throughout New England, north into Canada, and all down the Eastern seaboard of the United States to Florida, but are particularly abundant between Cape Cod and...

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