Last week, my friend Nelly Wu of W&T Seafood called to tell me some sad news. Justin Taylor, the patriarch, humble farmer and founder of Taylor Shellfish Farms, had passed away. She called to find out if the family could share some of the footage we captured of him during our trip out West last year to document sustainable oyster and shellfish farming. Mr. Taylor was 89-years-old when I interviewed him at his headquarters in Shelton, Washington. He had a rare energy. A true presence, albeit gentle. As if he’d seen and done it all, carrying his wisdom and life experience so effortlessly in our conversation. Anyhow, I wanted to share some of these moments with him during our interview, and show you a little bit about the great shellfish company he built…

j vimeo.com/20539710

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…