Market research shows that Williamsburg has enough demand for a business where seafood eaters purchase a share of a season's fish harvest in exchange for regular deliveries. Now, Virginia Sea Grant is hosting a workshop for those interested in starting a community supported fishery.
WACHAPREAGUE — A report released by Virginia Sea Grant and Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) finds that oyster and clam farming in Virginia has an economic impact of more than $81.2 million to the state and added employment of 925 in 2012.
July 17, 2013
The cameras were rolling Tuesday when workers at a Hampton fish house wheeled a vat of glistening Chesapeake ray toward celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern, who had come to Virginia for a taste of it.