Video Get Shucked Oysters

TLF ID M019595

This is a short clip about a Tasmanian oyster farmer producing and serving farm-fresh oysters on site on Bruny Island. In this clip, oyster farmer and business owner, Joe Bennett, describes how he established his business from very small beginnings and has grown it to satisfy consumer demand. Watch to find out how this primary producer brings seafood products from the paddock in the sea to the plate on the table. This Agrifoods clip includes images of the oyster farm, the processing facility and the Get Shucked oyster bar where the final product is consumed.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is highly valuable for Economics and Business curriculum due to its relevance to several content descriptions in years 6 to 8. In year 6 it is valuable for learning about a business in the aquaculture industry and how it is producing seafood for the local community. In year 7 it is valuable for exploring the entrepreneurial behaviours and business features, as described by the business owner, that have contributed to the success of this local business, including its location, and its unique, high-quality, fresh product. This clip also supports learning, in years 7 and 8, about how businesses respond to market-place opportunities such as the increasing or changing demands of consumers.
  • This resource is of significant value for content descriptions in years 9 and 10 of the Work Studies curriculum. This clip explores the skills and approach of a young entrepreneur who developed a successful business by observing and capitalising on opportunities in his local region. It examines some of the benefits experienced by himself and his community of his entrepreneurial mindset.
  • This is a valuable resource for the Design and Technologies curriculum in years 5 and 6 due to its relevance to the content description about how and why food is produced. It has particular value for learning about the 'paddock to plate' supply chain as the oyster farmer describes taking his product 'full circle' from the the raw product farmed from the ocean through processing and food preparation to the consumer's plate.
Year level

5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10

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