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Maine's eel season, delayed by virus, to get started The Hour

Maine fishermen are expected to begin the state's lucrative harvest of baby eels on Monday after the coronavirus outbreak forced the season to be delayed.

Maine fishermen turn to direct-to-consumer outlets MAINE BIZ

Fishermen and seafood farmers are struggling with markets that have recently slammed shut. But over the past week, at least a few outlets have been established to connect the businesses directly to consumers.

Russia working to develop aquaculture in Arctic regions SeafoodSource

Russia’s Ministry for Development of the Far East is working out incentive measures to boost aquaculture in the Russian north, claiming it is one of its greatest priorities.

Private sector urged to invest more in aquaculture, Blue Economy Daily Nation

The private sector has been urged to invest in fisheries and the blue economy since these sectors hold millions’ worth of unexploited prospects.

Mainers to start fishing for baby eels later this month Press Herald

One of the most lucrative fisheries in the state is scheduled to open for the season March 22.

Maine’s edible seaweed industry may double production in next five years Mainebiz

New research indicates that Maine's edible seaweed production will grow an average of 12% to 15% annually over the next decade and is expected to more than double by 2025.

#Slurpback for Farm To Table Kids

Farm To Table Kids is a non profit organization founded by Stephanie McDonough that works to inspire children and families to play kitchens and gardens through healthy, happy, hands on learning experiences. Stephanie founded Farm To Table Kids after her son battled stage four cancer. When they moved back to Maine she decided to turn a lifelong dream into reality. A dream of giving children the tools and knowledge necessary to create sustainable organic food and also to cook it! We look forward t

Maine explores potential for farming higher-value clam Aquaculture North America

Growing clams as auxiliary crop in oyster farms could spawn new industry

Project seen transformative for hard clam industry in US east coast Aquaculture North America

A collaborative research effort in the US east coast aims to produce robust quahog stocks through selective breeding to enhance the success of clam farming in the region.

NOAA names new director for aquaculture Aquaculture North America

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has appointed Danielle Blacklock as the agency’s new director for the Office of Aquaculture.

Oysters Cleaning Chesapeake Bay NOAA

A video from NOAA highlighting a research project Suzanne Bricker, from NOAA, and I did to nutrients removed from the Chesapeake Bay via oyster aquaculture.

Will RAS Revolutionise Aquaculture in Maine? The Fish Site

While there has been some opposition to the recent rash of RAS plants being planned for Maine, proponents of the sector note the potentially huge economic benefits that they can bring to rural communities and the salmon farmers themselves believe that the technology and experience now available will make them financially viable.

Teacher on Cranberry Isles shifts to oyster farming

A common story along the coast of Maine as oyster farming continues to grow!

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Hog Island Oyster Co delivering locally to Marin and Sonoma counties Instagram

If you live in Marin or Sonoma counties, the Hog Island Oyster Co team will deliver your online order directly to your door, 7 days a week! Just make sure to get your orders in by 5 pm PST for next day deliveries.

Northhaven oysters is coming to town! Insta

Coming to town !!! Rockland ferry parking lot with oysters.. Saturday!! 21st 10am till 2pm .. look for dark blue van 10 bucks a dozen!! Or count bags for 80 bucks.! Venmo is best to keep our selfs safe or check come by my friends I miss u!!

Mook Sea Farm loves Moondancers

We know that many of you are home practicing social distancing, but you don’t need to distance yourself from our Moondancers! In fact, did you know that zinc helps maintain a healthy immune system and that there is evidence that zinc has antiviral properties? Oysters are an excellent source of zinc, with a half dozen providing 400% of your daily value. Moondancers are online for $1.50 each, with free shipping if you’re located within the Northeast (UPS Zone 1). We are taking the COVID-19 pande

Friday Deliveries From Emily's Oysters Instagram

Just wanted to let you all know that FRIDAY OYSTER DELIVERIES are STILL available, and while I am always, always operating with the utmost cleanliness, I’ve upped my game even more during these times. Whether you’ve got an active CSA or just want to buy some oysters, I’m your girl! you can also buy a new farm share at any time [discounts available for those who’ve already bought a share!]

Mere Point taking strong action to keep safe Instagram

This current Covid-19 pandemic is real, scary and unpredictable. Our priority at MPOC is to our employees and customers. We will ask all MPOC team members to follow guidelines that are clearly published to prevent transmission. Hand hygiene, social distancing, and common sense are important. Remote working, if possible, is strongly urged. We have already seen some impact to business and do expect that distributors and restaurants will delay making decisions and be cautious about spending in th

Glidden Point giving 10% of online sales to Full Plates Full Potential Instagram

Additionally, 10% of all proceeds from our online sales will be donated to @fullplatesfullpotential emergency fund. These donations will help support public schools in Maine that have closed due to the pandemic by helping schools pay for increased meals, packaging meals, transporting food to eligible sites and more

Love Point Oysters Instagram

If you want to grab some Love Points to brighten up your quarantine and you live within 30 miles of Portland, then DM us and we’ll deliver them right to your door! **and if you’re further away, DM us anyway! We have some limited shipping capabilities!

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