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Government Shutdown

What is a government shut down? In the aftermath of the entire federal government shutting down over funding for a border wall the term shutdown is being thrown around more and more. So, what does a government shutdown entail? For … Continue reading

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Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast

Two boats are operating through the winter out of Little Allen’s Harbor, and crushing the workload just like we thought they would. With the Innovator going out for the daily oyster haul, and the Thomas Royal taking care of the … Continue reading

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WE HAVE BEEN INNOVATING

It has been a long time coming with this farm update. The highs and lows happen, but the general trend is upwards. As we look to the future, we see a cold winter approaching, and are currently preparing ourselves, and … Continue reading

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Schlafly Stout & Oyster Fest

“Ready! Set! Shuck!” the three teams start the contest with a hushed crowd. First the shucker pops open half a dozen oysters, then the second slurps them down passing the baton to the third who needs to chug a beer … Continue reading

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Dirty Tech

“Oyster farming aint easy” so goes the old quote Half the time you’re sweating and dirty, the rest you’re fixing the boat When you’re down in the bilge on a bright summer day Just call your hydraulic company they’ll show … Continue reading

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Rolled and Tumbled ~ by Mason Silkes

The summer blues are upon us once again, and tumble tumble tumble we must. After planting out a record number of oysters this season we have little time to catch our breath before it is time to dive back in … Continue reading

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Staking our Claim in the Bewildering World of Health Food

So here it goes… Salt Water Farms’ Oysters and Mussels are Free Range, Non GMO, organic, native, all natural, Wild Caught, Farm Raised, Gluten Free, Omega 3, Superfood, Sustainable, Fair Trade, and taste damn good! Bear with me and I’ll … Continue reading

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Flying Drones used to Scare Nuisance Ducks away from Mussel Farm

2016 has been a busy year so far! With all the gear work squared away, and the winter dwindling away it is time to hit the water again, and prepare the farms for the spring. That restless feeling when the … Continue reading

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The Winter Works of SWF 2016

I am so humble When my alarm clock rings I grumble. Then I stumble outside to hear the diesel rumble. I am so in tune When the bay warms up marine-flora bloom Then I assume the oysters need to be … Continue reading

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The Mighty Duck by Mason Silkes

The Set Up If Woody Guthrie were alive today he would be wandering down a different type of road. The Trans coastal highways have eight lanes and can get you from New York to LA five different ways in a … Continue reading

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