Join Shelley Katsuki for a virtual tour of VIMS' Kauffman Aquaculture Center.
Also, VIMS Multimedia
We have started planning for the June 2020 Master Oyster Gardening Course (with free tuition). Click here for more details.

Camp Kekoka Kiosk educational display completed, click here.

Annual Youth Writing Contest
The winners of the 2019 contest were announced at the Annual Meeting
Jan. 25, 2020.
Click here

In accordance with the VA Governor's executive order, all TOGA  events are cancelled until June 10, 2020. Any changes will be posted here.


We will be following advice from the VA Department of Health and local officials concerning public gatherings.

Please check here for updates prior to attending TOGA events. Also, please stay safe and do not attend our events if you are ill.

The Spring Oyster Fair is cancelled. Community events and small gatherings are TBD on a case by case basis.

MOG Course scheduled for June 2020 postponed. Click here for details.

If you are interested in obtaining TOGA oyster floats in June, click here.

Annual Membership Meeting was held at
VIMS Gloucester Point,
Jan. 25, 2020, 1-4 pm
An interesting story about Skipjacks, oysters and Smith Island narrated by Walter Cronkite (1965). Discovered by Brian Wood. Click here.
If you order from Amazon, Amazon will make a contribution to TOGA. When you login at, you can enter Tidewater Oyster Gardener Association as your charity. Click below to start.
Click on left below. Click on right for the extension to your browser. TOGA thanks you.


Learn about the
Chesapeake Oyster Alliance
TOGA Displays, click here

Many of our activites are funded by the sale of Chesapeake Bay license plates.


Helping students​ who help the Bay

Oyster Gardeners