Heritage Shellfish Co-op
About Heritage Shellfish Co-op
The Heritage Shellfish Cooperative is a partnership of shellfish growers specializing in raising Eventide Littleneck™ clams in New Jersey's beautiful and beloved bays and estuaries. Members maintain a shared goal of preserving New Jersey's tradition of clamming. They connect seafood lovers with delicious, local, hand-harvested shellfish, raised using sustainable aquaculture practices and adhering to the highest standard for marine stewardship and preservation. We also operate an active CSF offering various local caught fish and shellfish.
Seafood Offered, Clams, Oysters
What are the Local Catch core values?
The value statements outlined below aim to create a higher level of accountability and trust, both internally within the network and externally to the public, in order to advance the movement of Community Supported Fisheries (CSF) and like-minded community-based seafood operations.
- Community-Based Fisheries
- Fair Access
- Fair Price
- Eating with the Ecosystem
- Traceable and Simple Supply Chains
- Catch and Handle with Honor
- Community and Ecosystem Based Fisheries Management
- Honoring the Ocean
- Creativity and Collaboration