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    Navigate through the best oyster regions of the state

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    It’s easier than you think!

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    A helpful list of shuckers, caterers and mobile raw bars.

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Blazing the Maine Oyster Trail: Part 1

Republishing a story I wrote for Portland Magazine, plus some extra footnotes!

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Is Wet Storage Good for Oyster Culture?

Do you know what “wet storage” means for your oyster experience? Here’s what you need to know.

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For when you want to live, eat, sleep, dream about oysters all day every day.

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    Knowing how to shuck an oyster is a skill that every oyster lover should learn. Set yourself up for shucking success with these great tools and accessories.

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    Ae Ceramics

    Boothbay Harbor, Maine

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    Element Seafood

    Brooklyn, New York

    A family-owned and operated business that proudly offers the knowledge, transparency and quality that you deserve in your seafood.

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    Fishers Island Oysters

    Fishers Island, New York

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    Hama Hama Company

    Lilliwaup, Washington

    5th generation family-run shellfish and tree farm

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    Kim Hovell

    Annapolis, Maryland

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    Little Creek Oysters

    Greenport, New York

    A community oyster market and shuck yourself shop

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    Taylor Shellfish

    Shelton, Washington

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    New York Oyster Map

    New York, NY

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    Littledeer Half Sheller

    Quebec, Canada

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