Industry Events

DATE EVENT CONTACT INFO
Oct. 9-10, 2016 Marine Biotechnology and Seafood Symposium
Raleigh, NC. 
Visit www.ncbiotech.org/news-events
Oct. 14, 2016 Florida Aquaculture Association
Annual fall membership meeting.  Apopka, FL
Visit flaa.org
Oct. 15-16, 2016 Wellfleet Oysterfest
Wellfleet, MA.   
Visit www.wellfleetoysterfest.org
Nov. 16-19, 2016   18th International Conference on Shellfish Restoration
Charleston, SC. 
Visit www.scseagrant.org/icsr
Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2016 International WorkBoat Show
New Orleans, LA.
Visit www.workboatshow.com
Jan. 11-13, 2017 NACE/Milford Aquaculture Seminar
Providence, RI
Visit www.northeastaquaculture.org
Jan. 13-15, 2017 East Coast Commercial Fishermen’s & Aquaculture Trade Exposition
Ocean City, MD. 
Visit marylandwatermen.com/Trade_Expo.html
Feb. 10-11, 2017 NC Aquaculture Development Conference
New Bern, NC. 
Visit www.ncaquaculture.org
Feb. 19-22, 2017 Aquaculture America 2016
San Antonio, TX.
Visit www.was.org
March 19-21, 2017 Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America
Boston, MA.
Visit www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america
March 26-30, 2017 National Shellfisheries Association
Knoxville, TN. 
Visit www.shellfish.org/annual-meeting

 

Milford Oyster Festival
August 14-15, 2015

We had another successful fundraiser in 2015, with 18 professional shuckers who helped us serve 32,000 oysters and3,200 clams over seven hours on Saturday.  Everyone enjoyed the shucking contest, raw and grilled oysters, live music, and the craft fair. 

Check out the oyster menu.

Easy access to Commuter Rail.  Check website for parking info and more!  www.milfordoysterfestival.com

Special thanks to:

The following members for their generous shellfish donations:
Bill Mook and Jeff Auger, (Mook Sea Farm),
Tonie Simmons (Muscongus Bay Aquaculture),
John and Cindy West (Cedar Island Oyster Co.),
Nick Papa and Jim Arnoux (Ocean State Shellfish Coop.),
A bunch of Island Creek growers including Skip Bennet, Brian Zec, Christian Horne, Joe Grady, Bill Bennett
Dave Roebuck (Salt Pond Oyster Co.),
Alex Hay (Wellfleet Shellfish),
Al Surprenant and Dave Ryan (Cape Cod Oyster),
Chad Ballard (Cherrystone Aqua Farms),
Jeff Gardner (Watch Hill),
Steve Fleetwood (Bivalve Packing),
Perry Raso (Matunuck Oyster Farm),
Norm and Jimmy Bloom (Copps Island Oysters),
Rob Krause (Ninigret Oysters),
Lori Mayer (Clamdaddy's),
Nancy Follini and Joe Gilbert (Briarpatch Enterprises),
Tom Kehoe (K&B Shellfish),
Brian Harmon (Atlantic Capes Fisheries),
Johnny Shockley (Chesapeake Gold),
Cedar Key Aquaculture Association
Ryan and Travis Croxton (Rappahannock River Oysters), and
John Schriver and Pete McCarthy, who provided New Jersey middlenecks.

For logistical, product and tactical support:
Hacienda Storage
Joe Gilbert and Nancy Follini of Briarpatch Enterprises
Tom Kehoe of K&B Seafood

For superior organizational skills and dedicated service in the support of the association:
Trisha Kozlowski, Ed and Kathy Rhodes, Kathy Wachter

Special kudos to our volunteers, including:

Ed Rhodes III, Jeff Auger, Ben Francis, Tom and Marian Rossi, Bob & Mona Ketcham, Gef and Larissa Flimlin, Johnny and Nancy Shockley, Mike Oesterling, Joe and Heather Grady, Tom and Russ Blank Jr, Adam Littlefield, Jim Hammeke, Dave and Debbie Bushek, Eugenio, Call Nichols, Gregg and Karen Rivara, John and Cindy West, Carl Neff, Joe Toomey, Thanh Thanh Luu, Chris Rubino, Peter Malinowski, Bob Simpson, Gary Wikfors, Jim Widman, Sheila Stiles, Tessa Getchis, Julie Rose, Allison Tresselt, Brian Yarmosh, Lauren Murphy, Karla Buscaino, Ramon Koffman, Max Parsell, Kiley Forrest, Kristen Dowling, Gillian and Breanne Ellis, Peggy Landry, Faye DiBella, Jon Markowitz, Harlan Collins, TJ Landgran, Wendy Leo,Ann Rheault, Mary Anne Griffin, Grace Loria, Emily Trentacoste, Kathy Wachter, Judy Locke, Stash Kozloski, Brian Cunningham, Chris Collins, Leslie Smith, Donna Kydes and Elaine Shuman.
....Just to name a few….

 

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World Aquaculture Society Calendar

National Shellfisheries Association Calendar

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