Once known for its seasonal abundance of wild oysters, the South now yields a fledgling bounty of farmed oysters meant for slurping fresh on the half shell. Here are a few of our favorite producers cultivating oysters from Virginia to Louisiana. 1. Rappahannock River Oysters: Topping, Virginia Cousins Ryan and Travis Croxton helped pioneer Chesapeake Bay oyster farming in the mid-aughts. […]
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