Community Shellfish Oysters

A simplified and realistic drawing of an oyster.

Cora Cressy Oysters

Due to their proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Cora Cressy Oysters benefit from fresh sea water with each incoming tide. This inflow of nutrients, coupled with the rich food supply of the Medomak River and Muscongus Bay, gives the oysters a strong briny flavor and a sweet finish.

Boe Marsh uses century-old lobster pounds as oyster beds which offer an excellent opportunity to create a controlled environment in the open ocean. At each low tide, the pounds are warmed by the sun promoting algae growth. This increased algae production provides extra food for the oysters twice a day.