Sue Wicks, a former basketball star at Center Moriches High School, Rutgers and the WNBA, now owns and operates the Violet Cove Oyster Company.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., and crew member Antonella Cravelo from Argentina work on the boat on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., rotates the floating cages on her oyster farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., pulls floating cages to a new location at her oyster farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., pulls floating cages to a new location at her oyster farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co.,, wades in Moriches Bay by her oyster farm on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., rotates floating cages of oysters on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., right, hands over a floating cage filled with oysters to havest at the oyster farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., checks in with crew member Antonella Cravelo from Argentina Tyler Rochon of Cutchogue as they work on the boat on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co.,, pulls floating cages to a new location at her oyster farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., working on her oyster farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., checks the lines that hold the floating cages on her oyster farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co.,, right, and crew member Tyler Rochon of Cutchogue rotate the floating cages of oysters on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., right, and crew member Antonella Cravelo from Argentina take down the canopy after working on the farm on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Oyster Farmer Sue Wicks of Mastic Beach holds two-week-old oysters that will grow on her farm in the Moriches Bay for Violet Cove Oyster Co on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co.,, right, and crew member Tyler Rochon of Cutchogue count market-sized on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., and crew member Tyler Rochon of Cutchogue count market-sized on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., a former WNBA star sits on her boat ater working on her farm on Moriches Bay on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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Sue Wicks, oyster farmer and owner of Violet Cove Oyster Co., left, and crew members Tyler Rochon of Cutchogue and Antonella Cravelo from Argentina unload the boat of oysters after working on the farm on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

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