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Virginia Is For Oyster Lovers!

While Virginia Oyster Month might be in November Virginia Oyster Season is a year-round event! Virginia’s Oyster is regularly among the top ten species in annual landings for the state … More »

Happy 4th of July from the VMPB!

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Virginia Seafood! Let us help take the stress over what to serve this year at your holiday barbeque. Thanks to Virginia’s commercial watermen and … More »


As we move into a summer filled with seafood festivals, fish frys, and crab picking lets take a moment to appreciate Virginia’s commercial watermen and women who contribute to making … More »

Happy New Year From The VMPB!

We hope your 2024 is off to a great start! The VMPB is currently starting Phase 2 of our Economic Impact Study. Phase 2 will expand upon the previous study … More »

Get Ready for Thanksgiving with Virginia Seafood!

November is Virginia Oyster Month but don’t forget about the wide variety of Virginia Seafood when preparing for Thanksgiving. Virginia has over 50 different commercial targeted seafood species, many of … More »

Oysters are a Superfood!

November is Virginia Oyster Month and the VMPB would like to inform you about this superfood! Oysters have an amazing impact on the state of Virginia. The Jamestown colonists were … More »

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