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Shell-Raiser's Shindig featured on Virginia This Morning

October 7, 2019

The Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program (VOSRP) Director Todd Janeski sat down with Virginia This Morning hosts Jessica Noll and Bill Bevins to discuss the Annual Shell-Raiser’s Shindig, which takes place on October 20 at Libbie Mill-Midtown from 2 – 5 p.m. This is the fifth year of the Shindig and it promises to be the biggest one yet.

The VOSRP has partnered with Slow Food RVA, Echelon Event Management, Libbie Mill - Midtown, WTVR CBS 6 News, and Virginia This Morning on CBS 6 to bring together top chefs in Virginia to celebrate the bounty of the Commonwealth including oysters from Virginia's diverse flavor regions and Virginia wine, beer, cider and spirits.

The afternoon will be filled with good friends, food and cheer, all to support oyster restoration in the Chesapeake. Enjoy a day featuring dishes from amazing regional chefs and sample renowned Virginia beer, wine, cider and spirits. We also are providing a unique opportunity for guests to learn more about the VOSRP’s broad ranging partner network, meet industry advocates and explore the wonderful world of Virginia oysters.

We will be joined by Chefs that all participate in the VOSRP.  Chefs will prepare dishes reflective of their style and interest, and will not be solely a seafood or oyster dish.

We will also feature a pimento cheese station from Robin Allen (Birdie's) and a ham tasting station from Keith Roberts (Edwards Virginia Smokehouse). 

Oysters can be sampled from Virginia include:

 VA wine and beer will be served from:

 New to the Shindig is a silent auction – another way to support the VOSRP!

 Tickets are $50 for a single or $90 for a pair and are all inclusive. If you don’t wish to partake in Virginia beer and wine, non-drinking tickets are available at a reduced price.  Children under 12 are free, but a ticket is required for admission.

Purchase tickets here.

 

 

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