July 21, 2022

Hampton, Virginia.  For many people, it probably stirs up thoughts about busy I-64, the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, and heavy bumper-to-bumper traffic.  But with the help of Claire and Linda …


November 30, 2021

For anyone that has sat down and had conversations with watermen in coastal Virginia, you’ve probably heard them say that working on the water is just “in their blood.”  They’ve …

adjustable long line system of oysters in shallow waters, just off from the shoreline. you can only see posts and a few lines in between them, everything else is underwater

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 …


February 21, 2021

As an executive in the wood industry, Mark Vann spent long days inside a windowless manufacturing plant. Sometimes he’d check with the forklift driver to see if it was raining …

Cappahosic Oyster Company

February 21, 2021

If you’ve listened to Bruce Vogt tout the quintessential oysters produced by his company, Big Island Aquaculture, you might figure he’s been doing this all his life. Chances are if …

Big Island Aquaculture

March 12, 2019

Like water can shape a shoreline, water can shape a community. All across the Middle Peninsula, the waterways have done just that – connected its earliest settlers to the land …

LOVE Letters at Middlesex County Museum Virginia