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Recipes - Maine Aquaculture Association Maine Aquaculture Association

A growing list of recipes made with local Maine seafood!

‘Sea Farm to Table’: Easy ways to prepare delicious local seafood Seacoastonline

To encourage local seafood consumption at home, the Maine Aquaculture Association has created a series of recipes and short instructional videos as part of a new series titled “Sea Farm to Table.”

Maine Certified Shellfish Dealers DMR

A list of Maine Certified Shellfish Dealers

How do you apply for small business funds from stimulus package? Advance Local

LaDon Swann, Director at MS/AL Sea Grant, describes the relief the U.S. stimulus bill will provide small businesses.

Oysters For All Form In a Half Shell

Submit your oyster home delivery or in-store pickup offer.

Order Oysters - Home Delivery or Pick Up In a Half Shell

A list of oyster farms who are currently shipping oysters directly to consumer doorsteps nationwide.

5 Steps to Support Local Seafood GMRI

Five simple steps to support the people and businesses who work so hard to provide us with fresh, local seafood.

A Fisherman’s Guide to Selling Seafood in Maine GMRI

A guide that documents the key licenses necessary in different sales scenarios for fishermen in the state of Maine.

David Cline, Auburn University, curates a bunch of aquaculture (mostly) related educational material YouTube

Aquaculture Education - A collection of videos dedicated to aquaculture and aquaponics education.

New Publication Helps Oyster Farmers Get Product to Market DMR

For an oyster farm to be a profitable enterprise, farmers need to get the product to market. The options that are available to them - especially new farmers can sometimes be confusing. To help navigate the challenging regulatory requirements, Maine Sea Grant, Maine DMR, UMaine, and NOAA have published an informative publication titled "Guidance to Maine oyster farmers on selling your product in state." Link at the end of article

Farm Product & Pick Up Directory University of Maine

A very comprehensive listing... not just aquaculture but all local in Maine

Local & National Directory The Briny Babe

This is a really impressive compilation.. well thought out...well organized...very useful!

Farming The Ocean To Feed The World | Scott Lindell | TEDxCambridgeSalon Tedx Talks Youtube

Current farming and fishing practices are having devastating impacts on our climate and environment. Scott Lindell, Research Specialist at The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, reveals how marine aquaculture can sustainably feed the world's growing population. As US policies make it almost impossible to meaningfully develop fish, shellfish, and seaweed farms, he shows how simple changes to our diets and policies will drive this more sustainable future.

5 different species of oysters

Learn about the 5 primary species of oysters... all our oysters are American Oysters (Crassostrea Virginica)

10 Things You Probably Did Not Know About the Oyster

Nice article on general oyster knowledge

GMRI Maine Shellfish Study

An in depth research report from the Gulf of Maine Research Institute giving an overview of the oyster industry both nationally and in Maine.. starts on page 14