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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There was a time when no Thanksgiving meal in America was complete without oysters. Oysters on the half shell, oyster stew, oyster stuffing, oysters everywhere. America was absolutely obsessed with the tasty bivalves in the Victorian era as evidenced by this awesome collection of Historical Menus. This was no fad. The almighty oyster’s place at […]
We are flattered that CO+LAB Multimedia has chosen to feature the Anderson’s Neck Oyster Company website as a case study. You can read the case study here and learn all that went down behind the scenes in an effort to build a highly complicated, and what we believe to be, a highly effective website. You […]
Okay ladies there’s nothing more liberating than being able to shuck your own oyster and open a nice bottle of wine or champagne to accompany that tasty bivalve. Not to mention, this is something that every Southern Lady should know how to do for any occasion. Long thought to be viewed as something only a man could […]
We are proud to announce that FishChoice has chosen Anderson’s Neck Oyster Company as a featured supplier because of our sustainable practices for farm raising oysters. Partnering with organizations such as the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program, FishChoice rates, monitors, and promotes sustainable fisheries for seafood buyers and Chefs. To be recognized by such a […]
Every so often life throws you a chance to be a part of something special. Hopping aboard the Anderson’s Neck train didn’t require a whole lot of soul-searching and sleepless nights on my part. For as long as I can recall, the outdoors has been a source of peace and a place for me to […]
The Tidewater Review, Virginia’s Middle Peninsula newspaper, just published an expansive three page article on our oyster restoration efforts at Anderson’s Neck Oyster Company. The full article, entitled Restoring the Jewel of the River can be read at the Tidewater Review website.
2012 was a magical year, filled with memories we will cherish forever. We chronicled some of the more poignant events on our blog in an attempt to keep you apprised of the foibles of our nascent oyster farm. Here is a brief look back. It was a year we rang in camping at The Neck […]
Anderson’s Neck Oyster Company was written up today as part of a Richmond BizSense article looking back at 2012 startups. You can read the full article here.
America’s oyster future looks to be poised for an enormous rebound. During the gilded age, Americans and Europeans alike ate enormous quantities of the storied bivalve. Today however, an average American eats only a quarter pound of oysters over the course of an entire year. The French on the other hand never gave up their […]