Global Journeys with Jill Dutton

Coastal Mississippi: Discover the "Secret Coast" and Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture with Mike Arguelles

July 18, 2023 Jill Dutton Season 1 Episode 3
Global Journeys with Jill Dutton
Coastal Mississippi: Discover the "Secret Coast" and Off-Bottom Oyster Aquaculture with Mike Arguelles
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Show Notes


Join us on an immersive journey along the Gulf Coast as we dive into the enchanting world of Coastal Mississippi, and the practice of off-bottom oyster aquaculture. In this episode, we have the pleasure of interviewing Mike Arguelles, the owner, alongside his wife, Anita, of French Hermit Oyster Co. in Biloxi, Mississippi.

In this episode, we explore the unique charm and allure of Coastal Mississippi as a destination, shedding light on its rich history, vibrant culture, and miles of coastline.

But that's not all—our conversation with Mike Arguelles takes us beyond the surface. We delve into the captivating world of off-bottom oyster aquaculture, a sustainable and innovative approach to oyster farming that has revolutionized the industry. Mike's expertise and passion for oysters shine through as he enlightens us about the intricacies of this practice, its impact on the environment, and the incredible flavors that result from this unique cultivation method.

Bonus Content: Q&A with Mike Arguelles

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