Thimble Island Oyster Co.

Community Supported Fishery (CSF)

thimbleislandoceanfarm.com

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About Thimble Island Oyster Co.

Imagine a vertical underwater garden: seaweed and mussels grow on floating ropes, stacked above oyster and clam cages below. Imagine a farm designed to restore rather than deplete our oceans – a farm growing local food but also biofuel and organic fertilizer.

We’re doing it!

Thimble Island Oyster Co. is proud to be one of the first sustainable 3-d ocean farms in the country. Nestled in the Thimble Islands of Long Island Sound, our 40 acre farm uses the entire water column to grow a variety of species — ranging from sugar kelp and oysters to mussels and scallops — and has emerged as a national model for hyper-local sustainable food production, ocean restoration and economic development.

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Species Offered

Oysters, Clams, Scallops, Mussels, Kelp

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

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