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 @ Beaufort, NC Catch Method: gill 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

HARVEST INFO: Fish grown in Washington, NC Grower: Oak Grove Fish Farm Hybrid Striped Bass are raised by farmers across the state. These fish are the result of natural cross breeding between white and striped bass. The fish are raised … 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

  Survivors of the ice-age, Russian Sturgeon have been around a long time. Unfortunately, overfishing and habitat encroachment have decimated the wild Russian Sturgeon population. Enter Marshallberg Farm, an aquaculture operation in North Carolina. Marshallberg Farm is helping conserve the … 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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