Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Farm Gets Support

Selectmen in the Martha’s Vineyard town of Oak Bluffs threw their support behind a pioneering aquaculture venture Tuesday (September 16, 2014), granting a license for an oyster farm off Eastville Beach, according to an article on MVGazette.com.

Selectmen in the Martha’s Vineyard town of Oak Bluffs threw their support behind a pioneering aquaculture venture Tuesday (September 16, 2014), granting a license for an oyster farm off Eastville Beach, according to an article on MVGazette.com.

Brothers Dan and Greg Martino plan to grow 50,000 oysters per year in bottom cages near the Vineyard Haven drawbridge beginning in spring of 2015 in the first operation of its kind in town. The farm will be called Cottage City Oysters.

Read about the oyster farm planned in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard.