Ipswich’s green crabs must be good for something

Published Feb. 12, 2016 in the Ipswich Chronicle. By Jeannette Hinkle, Ipswich Chronicle. Food writer Heather Atwood screamed the first time that she opened up a cooler full of green crabs. Atwood was experimenting with culinary uses for the invasive species, successfully producing a few explosively flavorful dishes with both soft shell green crabs and [...]

Invasive species attacks Ipswich marsh, clams

Published Feb. 8, 2016 in the Ipswich Chronicle. By Jeannette Hinkle, Ipswich Chronicle. An army of green crabs waits under icy waters from the Ipswich River to Plum Island Sound. The crabs wait for spring and warmer temperatures. When they emerge they will devour the foundation of Ipswich’s largest industry, the soft shell clam. They [...]