Category Archives: Aquaculture

Stones Bay Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated near Sneads Ferry, NC Grower: Matthew & Kimberly Schwab – Hold Fast Oyster Co. Cultivation Method: bottom cages TASTING NOTES NOSE: Inviting and fresh with hints of salty seawater. BODY: Moderate brine that doesn’t overwhelm the … Continue reading

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Pamlico Bounty Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Pamlico River, NC Growers: Robbie Mercer & Ivan Ireland Cultivation Method: Floating Cages

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Bell’s Reef Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in North River, NC Grower: Michael Starks Cultivation Method: Bottom Cages Saltier cousin of Chadwick Creek Oysters. Chadwick Creek provides Bell’s with seed and gear. Bell’s Reef have a nice, deep cup and white shell like … Continue reading

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Crawfish season is here!

Live JUMBO Crawfish just in from Sterling Davenport (Roper, NC). Avail FRI & SAT @ Raleigh Farmers Mkt. Pre-order for WWFM and CHFM. >> CRAWFISH INFO + RECIPES A video posted by Locals Seafood (@localsseafood) on May 13, 2016 at … Continue reading

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Bodie Island Oysters

CATCH INFO: Cultivated in Roanoke Sound near Wanchese, NC Grower: Joey Daniels Sustainably raised on the Roanoke Sound in North Carolina, these oysters are grown in the pristine waters on the estuarine side of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Growing … Continue reading

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Gray Trout (aka weakfish)

RECENT CATCH INFO: Fish landed @ Wanchese, NC Catch Method: pound net Weakfish are members of the drum family, which also includes the spotted sea trout, croaker, and spot. The flesh of weakfish is white, sweet, lean and finely textured. … Continue reading

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NC Seafood Day @ Raleigh State Farmers Market

RALEIGH – On Thursday, Sept. 11, the State Farmers Market will host its first-ever Seafood Day highlighting the state’s seafood and aquaculture industries. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature cooking demonstrations, free samples and … Continue reading

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Vinnie’s Seafood Dinner June 5th

We are looking forward to a great dinner with chef Tom Armstrong. Here’s the word from Vinnie’s: Next Thursday, June 5th, Chef Tom and Vinnie’s Steak House & Tavern will be welcoming Lin Peterson and Ryan Speckman of Locals Seafood … Continue reading

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Tilapia – Grown in NC

Recent Harvest Info: Cultivator: Dale Pridgen, Snow Hill, NC Operation: Fresh Keepers Cooperative – Eastern, NC Products available from Locals Seafood: whole fish, skinless fillets In a quiet corner of Eastern North Carolina, not far from Goldsboro, Dale Pridgen (pic … Continue reading

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Sunburst Trout Farms

HARVEST INFO: Fish grown in Canton, NC Grower: Sunburst Trout Farms Products available through Locals Seafood: Rainbow Trout – whole fish, boneless fillets, smoked trout, trout roe “In the shadow of Cold Mountain deep in the heart of Pisgah National … Continue reading

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