Breathing New Life Into the Cape’s Oldest Shellfish Grant

press-ediblecapecod-052313Edible Cape Cod on May 13, 2013 in Online Magazine, Spring 2013
By Mary Blair Petiet

Third generation Cape Codder Todd Stressenger and his kids would often end a good weekend’s boating with a slow tool down Waquoit Bay’s Seapit River. As the kids navigated the no-wake route winding through the marsh, they’d pass a riverside building with a deck and signage reading Waquoit Shellfish. Stressenger, a North Falmouth native, says the sign always piqued his curiosity. It must have. Today, former investment banker Todd Stressenger is the energy behind Washburn Island Oysters, also known as Cape Cod’s ground zero shell fishing grant…read more