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Where to Buy Chesapeake Bay-Farmed Oysters

Support Local Businesses and Save the Bay

Help a local company that is helping to save the Bay. Oyster farmers in the Chesapeake Bay, our partners in the Chesapeake Oyster Alliance, and the Maryland Shellfish Growers Network are bringing oysters to your plate with delivery and pick-up programs to get the tasty bivalve directly to you.

Looking for a shucking knife and other oyster-related products? Check out Blue Oyster Life and their line of products that support our local aquaculture industry.

What to Do With Your New Bay Oysters

How to Shuck (and Eat!) an Oyster

Extended time at home is the perfect opportunity to learn how to shuck and savor a Chesapeake Bay oyster! And who better to teach you than the pros:

How to Shuck an Oyster

Deborah Pratt is known the world over for her speedy shucking. She's traveled the globe to attend—and win—shucking competitions and has even been featured in Southern Living magazine.

The Proper Way to Eat an Oyster

Johnny Shockley, founding partner at Hoopers Island Oyster Co., knows the oyster biz in and out. He knows a thing or two about how to best enjoy a raw oyster!