An inquiry on the future of aquaculture in Nova Scotia will report this spring, not a minute too soon. Fish farming, an industry of huge promise in a province with uniquely varied waters, has been set back by public policy obsessed with Big Salmon.
Here's a peek at the promising part.
Just down the salt-water lake from me here at Ste-Anne-du-Ruisseau, Yarmouth County, Nolan d'Eon's "Ruisseau oysters" have shown up in fancy dining magazines in Toronto along with Malpeque and Bras d'Or. He's creating a brand on a very small area of water.