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Growing oysters for

a cleaner bay


The Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association (TOGA) is a non-profit organization established in 1997 to promote the environmental health of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries through oyster cultivation and by other means, and as a way of enjoying Virginia oysters.

Upcoming Events

26 August 23, 9AM-1PM, “Holly Point Market Day” TOGA Education Table, Event Coordinator: Carl Zulick, , Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd., Deltaville, VA 23043


12 September 23, 10:00 – 11:30 AM, TOGA Board of Directors Meeting Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Rd, Deltaville, VA 23043


16 Sep 23 9AM – 1PM Heathsville Farmers Market Living History Day – Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer, Historic Rice's Hotel / Hughlett's Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville, VA 22473


30 Sep 23 1PM – 4PM Northern Neck Land Conservancy Boots and Barbeque event– Event Coordinator: Doug Schaefer , Mount Zion Farm, 245 Lewisetta Road, Lottsburg, VA 22511


7 October 23, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, TOGA Build-Your-Own Float Workshop, Event Coordinator—Vic Spain   , Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482


10 October 23, 10:00 – 11:30 AM , TOGA Board of Directors Meeting Virtual Google Meet, Contact Carl Zulick, , for access.


14 October 23, 9AM-Noon, Camp Kekoka Oyster Float Sales -- Event Coordinator: Vic Spain,, Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock, VA 22482

Support TOGA

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Donate to TOGA


We greatly appreciate donations from members and supporters. All donations go toward expanding and improving TOGA for all involved. Click on the photo above to contribute.

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Chesapeake Bay License Plates


Many of our activites are funded by the sale of Chesapeake Bay license plates. For each set of license plates sold, the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund receives $15. 

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