On the Water: Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

Plaquemines Parish, an area of Louisiana stretching the last hundred miles of the Mississippi and treading a fine line between land and water, boasts some of the richest fishing waters in the United States. Anchored to the banks of the river, life in the Parish revolves around the river and the wealth of food that comes from it—fresh-caught fish, oysters, shrimp, and crab any day of the year; citrus orchards nourished by topsoil washed down from the north. Food here is a way of life; or as they say, "On vit pour manger." In making this video we had the pleasure of meeting many people who live and work along the waterways:

Sullivan Bullo, owner of La Caffe Casa in Port Sulphur, LA
Foster Crepell, owner of Woodland Plantation in Port Sulphur
Mike Crout, chef at Woodland Plantation in Port Sulphur
Stan Geiling, fishing guide in Port Sulphur
Kelly Marinovich, owner of Black Velvet Oyster Bar & Grill in Buras, LA
Isabelle Cossart, owner of Isabelle's Orange Orchard in New Orleans, LA



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