Enjoying the Bay’s Bounty from Home

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Oysters on the half shell ready to eat!

Rebecca Long

Help local, small businesses get through this uncertain time while also saving the Bay!

You've made your run to the grocery store and bought your eggs, milk, and toilet paper, but if you're anything like me, you don't want what you have in the pantry. Here are some solutions!

Oysters

While restaurants around the region are closing their doors, our partners in the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance are figuring out new ways to bring the tasty bivalve to your plate. They've stepped up their delivery programs and are hoping to bring orders directly to you at your home. If you live within the delivery area of these companies, give them a ring and help a local company that is helping to save the Bay.

Virginia

  • Rogue Oysters: Deliveries available on or near the Northern Neck. They are looking for interest in Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Northern Virginia in order to take multiple orders to those locations at once. You can also purchase a gift card or order directly on their website.
  • Sapidus Farms: Email farmer Mike directly to order.
  • Island Aquaculture: Email Bruce Vogt directly to order.
  • Chessie Seafood York River Oysters: Email owner and grower Tommy Leggett (put "oyster" in the subject line) directly to order for shipping or pick-up (without contact) at his home in Gloucester County, Virginia.

Maryland

Kombucha

WILD Kombucha is helping you stay hydrated by delivering to homes in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Mix and match your flavors and order by the dozen! WILD Kombucha donates 1 percent of their sales to our Bay-saving work.

Fruits and Veggies

While pick-up doesn’t begin until mid-May, make sure you buy your supply of sustainable, Bay-friendly fruits and vegetables through CBF’s Clagett Farm Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program that will last you through the fall. The farm is exploring different ways for you to pick up your share from sites in Annapolis and Upper Marlboro, Maryland, as well as Washington, D.C. while keeping your health and safety in mind, first and foremost.

Smith Island Cake

The State Dessert of Maryland can now be made from home! The infamous Mary Ada Marshall helped us make a video a few years back with her secret Smith Island Cake recipe, and we’re bringing it out of the archive for you to make at home—we hope you have a lot of cake pans!

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Rebecca Long

Digital Engagement and Social Media Manager, CBF

rlong@cbf.org

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