Oyster Purveyors

DC on the Half Shell
Monday, February 27, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Dock 5 at Union Market
1309 5th Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002


Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Co.
Hooper's Island, Maryland
Hooper's Island Oyster Aquaculture Company produces and markets high quality half-shell oysters. They offer three types of sweet and salty oysters grown off the small islands of Maryland’s Eastern Shore in Dorchester County. For more information, visit www.hiaoc.com.

Lynnhaven Oyster Co.
Virginia Beach, Virginia

Orchard Point Oyster Co.
Chester River, Maryland
Orchard Points are grow in off-bottom cages, in the waters near the mouth of the Chester River in the Upper Bay Region of Maryland's Eastern Shore. Oysters are tumbled in small batches to promote a deep, consistent shell cup. For more information, visit http://orchardpointoysters.com.

Rappahannock River Oyster Co.
Topping, Virginia
Rappahannock River Oyster Co.'s farm is situated near the mouth of the Rappahannock, where the full force of the river meets the Chesapeake Bay. What makes the location so unique for oysters is its tie to the freshwaters of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Nowhere else do you get such a varied blend, with nutrient rich waters spanning the entire salt spectrum, making the oysters subtly sweet to jarringly briny.

ShoreThing Shellfish, LLC
Tall Timbers, Maryland

Smith Wilds

Tangier Wilds

Whitestone Oyster Company
White Stone, Virginia

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This page was last updated on January 17, 2018

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