Posted: Thursday, Jun 6th, 2019

By Visit Ventura

What Makes Ventura Unique? Part 3

(and why shellfish farmers lead a very philosophical existence)

by Visit Ventura

When Pierre Gervois, editor-in-chief of Gervois Magazine, came to Ventura last May, he had a simple idea. Interview Venturans about what makes Ventura unique and ask them what they love about their town. Have a listen and see if maybe you feel the same pride…

Professional surfer, Ventura Ambassador extraordinaire, environmentalist small business owner and native Venturan Mary Osborne.

Bon vivant, philosopher, shellfish (and ocean) lover, owner and founder of The Jolly Oyster, Mark Reynolds.

Marketing and events coordinator at Ventura Harbor Village, beach lover, and possessor of a charming smile, Ruby Emery.

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