Wildwood Oyster Co. Farm Updates

  • How to build oyster bags

    Here's how we made our oyster bags:   Step 1: Fold the mesh to make a box shape   Step 2: Cut the 4 corners on each side so you can fold to make a box shape Step 3: Use zip ties to secure each end Step 4: Cut a flap so you can access the oysters Step 5: Attach the plastic floats to the side u... View Post
  • Where to buy your oyster gear and seed

    Where to buy your supplies, gear, and oyster seed for your oyster farm in Maine. View Post
  • Challenges of getting our oyster farm application approved

    It took awhile for us to get our application together. Here are some specific issues that we ran into...not sure if they will apply for you or not but we thought we'd share. View Post
  • Applying for our oyster license in Maine

    Where to get an application to start an oyster farm in Maine and the process of applying submitting our application for an oyster license. View Post
  • Our Boat! Meet the Rebecca Anne

    Our oysters are going to be just off of Anderson Rock in Broad Cove and will need to be accessible by boat. This winter we bought a 19' 1969 Mako. View Post
  • A treasure we found in Kettle Cove

    This winter we found a treasure that washed up on the beach in Kettle Cove! Here are some pictures of an oyster cage we found... it must have drifted off from a nearby oyster farm in Cape Elizabeth or Scarborough. We saved it so that we could study it for our own cages. View Post

Oyster Farm Updates

We love the ocean, spending the day on the water with salty skin and don't mind a bit of sand in our house. We love the taste of cold, slippery, salty oysters and decided we'd take a stab at growing them ourselves. We are figuring out how to grow oysters as we go and are sharing our adventures of starting our oyster farm on the Foreside of Cumberland, Maine.