Oyster Gardening Resources

The downloadable resources list can help you contact sellers of oyster gardening equipment and spat as well as educational and environmenal agencies.

OYSTER GARDENING RESOURCES, COMPANY, PRODUCTS, CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association

www.oystergardener.org

Mike Sanders, President

sndrsmich@gmail.com

 

Capt. Jack's Seafood Co.

Oyster floats, oyster seed and accessories

PO Box 35 New Point, VA 23125

Jack White 703-820-8503

Capt. Tom’s Oyster Floats
Wicomico Church, VA
Darryl Krolicki,
darryl@oystergardening.com, 804-580-5021

 

Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Oyster donations and education

142 W. York St., Suite 318, 757-622-1964

Norfolk, VA 23510

http://www.cbf.org/virginiaoysters

 

Chesapeake Bay Oyster Company, LLC

Oyster equipment, bags, cages, floats, seed oysters

PO Box 96 Wake, VA 23176

Jon Quigley, jonq@bayoyster.com 804-338-6530 www.bayoyster.com

 

 

Eastfield Farms

Oyster flip float kits, oyster bags and cages

Peter Perina, 275 804-725-3948, PO Box Mathews, VA 23109 eastfields@rivnet.net

Great Wicomico Oyster Co (diploid and triploid spat, cages and bags)

191 Bow Wood Drive

Heathsville, VA  22473

buygreatoysters@gmail.com

Monica 757-619-9631 or Matt 301-526-7503

Note- As of 9-24-1019, Great Wicomico Oyster Co. is out of spat.

 

Jett’s Hardware

18425 Northumberland Hwy. Reedville Va. 22539

(804) - 453- 5325 Cages and cage building supplies

 

I Coopers Marine Supply

100 South King Street

Hampton, VA

757-722-4011, www.opr-rope.com

 

Mike Lightfoot

Commercial grade cages and bags

1152 Wilton Rd, Hague, VA

Jacksoncreek1152@gmail.com, 703-919-2723

 

Ocean Products Research

Wire mesh, pig rings, ties, synthetic rope, bungee chord

PO Box A1A

Diggs, VA 23045

Terry Murphy 804-725-3406 http://www.opr-rope.com/

 

Oystermama's Bay-bies (Diploids and Triploids)

Mathews, VA

Justine Kendrick and Judy Ambrose

oystermamasbaybies@yahoo.com, 804-725-8556

 

Rappahannock Oyster Farm

Oyster floats and liners

PO Box 53 Wake, VA 23176

Charlie Ransone 804-776-9422

 

Reedville Oysters, LLC

Floats, Grow Out Bags, Accessories

861 Main Street, Reedville, VA 22539

Captain Tom Nutt, Tom Nutt III, Fred Nutt

1-800-788-3565 804-453-5070

 

Virginia Department of Health

Division of Shellfish Sanitation

PO Box 241 White Stone, VA 22578

Miller Smith 804-435-1095

 

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Advisory Services

PO Box 1346, Gloucester Point, VA 23062

Karen Hudson (804) 684-7742 khudson@vims.edu

 

Virginia Marine Resources Commission

2600 Washington Ave - 3rd Floor Newport News, VA 23607

Jim Wesson, Chip Neikirk (Permits) 800-541-4646

 

Ward Oyster Company

John Vigliotta

Aquaculture oysters

Seed oysters, large quantities (20,000 or greater) at wholesale prices

Wardoyster.com

On Eastern Shore-

Eddie Heath Crab Pots & Supply Co in Crisfield, MD - 410-968-1292

Wire for oyster cages

724 W Main St

Crisfield, MD 21817-1012