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Benefits Of Oyster Replenishment

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 »

A Healthy Choice

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 »

Virginia aquaculture oyster grower with a basket of mature oysters.

Oyster Month 2022 Is Here!

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 »

Oyster Map of Virginia showing 8 regions.

A Guide To The Flavors Of Virginia Oysters

Virginia’s oysters are as unique and varied as the waters from which they are harvested. Oysters directly reflect the place and take their tastes from the location where they are … More »

National Seafood Month is Here!

October is National Seafood Month. In recognition of this we would like to let you know about the commercial seafood industry, the men and women that work in the industry, … More »


Come by booth #1617 to see Virginia oysters and other Virginia seafood products that the V.M.P.B. will be exhibiting at the S.E.N.A. on March 13th-15th, 2022.  

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November is Virginia Oyster Month!

November is a very special time of year, yes there is Thanksgiving but we are talking about something different that is just as fun and delicious to celebrate, we are … More »

Virginia Aquaculture Oyster Growers