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Scenes from on Oyster Farm

What a way to kick off our 1st Friday Art Walk series.  Unique, innovative and all about the Maine oyster!Locally renown artist Jillian Herrigel created a fantastic watercolor series of oyster farmers..

Jul 15, 2019 | Category: Oyster Bar Build Out

Boom Santa-a-Lanta @ The Oyster Pole

 A big part of our journey continues to be giving back.  When you combine this with a healthy dose of Christmas spirit, Santa and a few elves you get Boom Santa-a-Lanta @ the "Oyster Pole" We..

Jan 07, 2019 | Category: Events

The Jumbo Oyster... The Jumbo Slurp

Oysters just keep growing, growing and growing!  Oysters will live for 10 to 15 years if we don't slurp them down first and can grow to a foot or larger in size.. see here for largest ever recorded!We..

Dec 10, 2018 | Category: Oyster Bar Build Out

Wakeboard & Waterski shuck.. say what?!

Yup.. this happened.. next year we will probably have a tournament.A large part of these endeavors is just having fun in any way/shape/form with the oyster!   With master photographer David..

Nov 25, 2018 | Category: Random Fun with Oysters

Kids on the Farm!

So I was just uploading some of Chebeague Island's photos the other day that as grower Bob mentioned have a  lot of photos with kids in them! :)One of the best parts of this entire endeavor is sharing..

Oct 30, 2018 | Category: Random Fun with Oysters

1st Maine Oyster Fest In the Books

So we finally got this part of the site working again..awesome!!Its fitting that the 1st new post be about a truly incredible aggregation of the oyster community is fitting! On Saturday Oct 20th from 3:30..

Oct 24, 2018 | Category: Events

Ready Player One..the journey begins

Build it and they will come! So you start with an idea and then add a healthy dollop of architectural awesomeness, a few pinches of ideas from local restaurateurs, a retired boat builder, a guy named..

Mar 20, 2018 | Category: Oyster Bar Build Out

Oyster Farming.. its a family affair

So today with the help of 3 year old able bodied 1st mate Joeby Jerome we successfully initiated temperature monitoring at the Farm…see VERY preliminary data logging here. I also learned today that..

Aug 10, 2017 | Category: On the Farm

Oyster Sorting, Tasting & Crusting.. its a lot of Bi-Valve Love

HOLA from Maine oyster central! So its been a pretty busy month for us..mostly for the good, a few shucking injuries and a few lost babies, but overall spending quality time with family, friends and..

Aug 05, 2017 | Category: Oyster Bar Build Out

Facility Build Out and our Babies are Really Growing

Today we had our 2nd official oye-tale… 5 strong with Sverre, Bryn, Joeby, Pierce and myself.  Incredible oysters from Brian in Mt Desert and an awesome boat cruise! Lots happening here..

Aug 01, 2017 | Category: Random Fun with Oysters

Oyster Dancing...say what?!?

So today was a pretty epic and incredible day. Taking the Small Point Summer School out to the farm for the afternoon I was not really sure what we were going to do, but the kids figured that out pretty..

Jul 15, 2017 | Category: Oyster Bar Build Out

How to Make an Oyster Bag

John's first attempt at how to make an oyster bag.. boom shuck a lucka

Jul 03, 2017 | Category: On the Farm

First unofficial official Oye-Tale Night at the Store!

A big day for The Maine Oyster Company , MyMaineOyster or simply oyster endeavors at the general store.. take your pick! We had our first of hopefully many fun, relaxed, awesome weekly oyster slurping..

Jun 27, 2017 | Category: On the Farm

Got a boat wet today.. almost oyster time

So today we successfully launched the Lundy! Perhaps not the crown jewel of our fleet, but definitely the work horse to date. The motor conked out about 6 times on the 500 yard journey from Cat Cove..

Jun 20, 2017 | Category: Oyster Bar Build Out

Our Oyster Babies Are Alive!

The Mission: Find and raise Oyster Generation #1

Be it oyster or human we all struggle to survive.. sometimes its easier than others. A winter spent at the bottom of the Maine ocean seems to be one of the more challenging ways to do this

Thankfully our 1st crop generation of West Pointers have survived…the blogging can continue!

Jun 15, 2017 | Category: Oyster Bar Build Out

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