Wolfe Neck Oysters

"Briny with a smooth milky finish"
  • Region Casco Bay
  • Grower Mark, Lane, Emmett, Hillevi
  • Size Medium
  • Method Bottom Cage
  • Salinity High
  • Sweetness Moderate
  • Texture Soft
  • Tastes Nutty, Salty, Earthy,

Basket Island oysters got its start with 10,000 small oyster seeds in 2012. Mark Green, whom holds a PhD in Oceanography was inspired to start a farm after researching the impact of ocean acidification on small bivalves and then realizing the important role shellfish aquaculture can have on helping clean up the environment and reduce ocean acidification!  An operation that has grown to 4 with Lane, Emmett and Hillevi these oysters, cage grown and tumbled in the cool refreshing waters of Casco Bay offer a mature, well developed taste profile with a deep cup shape.

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