With diners prizing Maine oysters, farming them booms along coast

July 18, 2017

Growing demand for the bivalves brings newcomers and better prices to the state's expanding industry, which had its highest-value crop on record in 2016.

(Reprint from Portland Press Herald 7/18/2017) – The cold saltwater along Maine’s coast harbors a growing oyster industry that is riding the bivalves’ blossoming popularity and the state’s reputation for quality seafood. Experts predict that the industry, which had a record year in 2016, could triple in size within the next dozen years. Read more here.