The Oyster Blog

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SHACKLEFORDS, Va., Feb. 26, 2014 – Anderson’s Neck Oyster Company announces that by March 9, 2014 the environmentally friendly small business will have filtered 20 billion gallons of water in the Chesapeake Bay through their oyster farm. You can view the progress towards this goal online at By nourishing oyster seeds over time, Anderson’s […]

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A Winter Day at the Oyster Farm

by Michael C. Hild

I drive to what awaits me Cold, water, wind, life Leaving behind the trappings of another world Nature, perhaps danger awaits Shall it catch me today? Shoving off, then pushing out We reach the spot I look, then linger Overboard I go to do the work It greets me like 1,000 needles Hello friend, where […]

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The Chesapeake Bay Oyster is now potentially entering its newest fight in what could prove to be an epic battle against ocean acidification. The crash of the heralded Chesapeake Bay’s oyster fishery has been told countless times. First came mass deforestation during the colonial era which led to enormous sedimentation runoff smothering the bay’s historic […]

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