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  • Virginia Oyster Month Is Coming To A Close November 28, 2022

    While we bid farewell to Virginia Oyster Month, we’ve got great news, Virginia Oysters are available year-round! Thanks to the hard-working commercial watermen and advancements in storing and refrigeration techniques … More »

  • Happy Thanksgiving from the VMPB! November 22, 2022

    Happy Thanksgiving from the VMPB. Today we are thankful for our wonderful commercial watermen who are often times forced to miss events with their families, be ready at the crack … More »

  • VMPB NBC 12 Richmond Interview November 18, 2022

    Mike Hutt, Executive Director, of the Virginia Marine Products Board was on NBC 12 Richmond in a live interview at the top of the 12:00 P.M. hour on November 16, … More »

  • Benefits Of Oyster Replenishment November 17, 2022

    Oysters have an enormous positive impact on Virginia’s environment. One adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water per day! Oysters filter the water and, in the process … More »


    Governor Youngkin Proclaims November as Virginia Oyster Month ~ Virginia is the largest oyster producer on the East Coast ~ Below is the press release from VDACS: Governor Glenn Youngkin … More »

  • A Healthy Choice November 7, 2022

    Oysters are naturally high in essential vitamins and minerals like iron, Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins A, E, and C, Calcium, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin B-12. They are also low in … More »

  • Oyster Month 2022 Is Here! November 1, 2022

    November is Virginia Oyster Month! We use this time to celebrate, Crassostrea virginica, better known as the Oyster. Virginia leads the East Coast in Oyster production and Oyster landings bring … More »

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