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Go Rogue and Support Reef Restoration

2020 was brutal for Rogue Oysters -- and the entire oyster industry. We did not come out unscathed as we only sold 20% of what we had available, but we are committed to making the most out of a tough situation. Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR) has a goal of restoring 125 acres of oyster beds in the lower Rappahannock by 2025 and we've been committed to helping! We're partnering with FOR to use Rogue's soon-to be-homeless excess oysters in joint oyster reef restoration projects. We're giving oyster lovers the opportunity to sponsor oysters in their transition to oyster reefs throughout the Rappahannock.

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Too Many Oysters! Farm-Clearing Time :(

In case you were just trying to buy oysters, you can do that here, but feel free to stick around and read about why we need to hold this rare 'Clear the Farm' sale. It’s that time of year again when the oysters are going to start growing soon and we need to finalize our farm operations plan. Sadly, part of the plan this year is figuring out what to do with excess oysters (and we have some exciting, uplifting ideas). Thanks to our amazing customers, in 2020 we ended up keeping sales at about 60% of our 2019 total. All things considered, we are thrilled with that number as it was enough to get us to this point. But that...

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