September 3, 2021

Oysters: From Shell to Shucked Author: Tripp Smith, Virginia Certified Ecotour Guide A Brief History In 1897 my great grandfather started an oyster business in the little village of Sharps. …

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August 30, 2021

Saturday, August 21 was a big day for Aaron and Taryn Rowland, owners of Rogue Oysters, a small oyster farm located on the Northern Neck near Lancaster, VA.  It may …


July 23, 2021

The Virginia Oyster:Part I Author: Aaron Rowland, Virginia Certified Ecotour Guide Only one species of oyster, Crassostrea virginica, is native to the eastern seaboard. This oyster is sometimes called the …