Category Archives: Aquaculture

Bodie Island Oysters

CATCH INFO: Cultivated in Roanoke Sound near Wanchese, NC Grower: Joey Daniels >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques Sustainably raised on the Roanoke Sound in North Carolina, these oysters are grown in the pristine waters on the estuarine side of … 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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Hybrid Striped Bass

RECENT HARVEST INFO: Fish grown in Washington, NC Grower: Oak Grove Fish Farm Products available through Locals Seafood: Hybrid Striped Bass, whole fish and skin-on fillets Founded in 2002 by a group of aquaculture producers in North Carolina, The Fish … Continue reading

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NC Aquaculture Offerings

Sturgeon In addition to the magnificent ocean fish that we source straight from the coast, Locals is also very pleased to support the thriving aquaculture economy here in North Carolina. From “the shadow of Cold Mountain deep in the heart of … Continue reading

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Sturgeon raised in North Carolina

Atlantic Caviar & Sturgeon Company sustainably raises Russian Sturgeon (acipenser gueldenstaedtii) at their aquaculture farm in Happy Valley, NC. photo credit: Vanda Lewis Russian Sturgeon Fillets Sturgeon is definitely the coolest looking fish we’ve offered so far this year, but … Continue reading

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Chadwick Creek Oysters

CATCH INFO: Shellfish Cultivated in Bayboro, NC Grower: Chris Matteo Cultivation Method: Bottom Cages >> VIDEO: Raw Oyster Shucking Techniques Recent PRESS: CCO featured in NC Sea Grant’s COASTWATCH Magazine Your Guide to the South’s Best Farmed Oysters – Southern … Continue reading

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