Tavern Island Oysters
Rowayton, Connecticut


oysterology

Production: Farmed
Size: 3.5+ inches 
Availability: 
Year-round
Flavor: A blend of salt and crispiness with a lingering finish.

site details: 

  • Salinity: 2.4% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
  • Tides: 6 to 8 ft. tides with continuous current
  • Bottom Makeup: Sand and oyster shell

Growout Method


Hatchery seed is grown in upwellers until large enough to be planted on the bottom alongside wild oysters. Harvested by dragging; grown by a fourth generation oysterman. Time to market: 18 to 24 months.

Harvest Locations
Tavern Island - Rowayton, Connecticut