THANK YOU to all the members of our community who attended the 21st annual SLURP (Shellfish Lovers Ultimate Rejuvenation Party) on April 14! It was a fabulous evening of delicious shellfish, beer and wine, fantastic music, and fun all around. A huge shout out to The Fish Tale Brewpub for hosting the event! Thank you to Jerry […]
PCSGA had a booth at OysterFest again this year! OysterFest was on October 5-6, 2019 in Shelton, WA. PCSGA’s booth consisted of an ice table with live shellfish on display, a showcase of this year’s Ecosystem Services Photo Contest winners, educational materials, recipe cards, and a “Shellfish Are Habitat Forming” coloring activity for kids. Thank […]
On March 28th, PCSGA staff and grower member, along with volunteers participated in our annual spring cleanups. At this year’s cleanup, we had two drop-off sites: Arcadia Boat Launch in Shelton and National Fish & Oyster in Olympia. We had several of our grower members participate in this event: Arcadia Point Seafood, Chelsea Farms, National […]
PCSGA had an educational booth at OysterFest in Shelton, WA on October 6-7, 2018. We had an ice table with live shellfish on display, photos, educational materials, trivia questions and recipe cards! We had help from an all-star group of volunteers! THANK YOU to all that volunteered and to those of you who stopped by […]
On Tuesday, October 2nd, PCSGA staff and grower members, along with volunteers, participated in the South Sound Beach Cleanup. PCSGA hosts two cleanup events annually, one in the spring and one in the fall. At this year’s fall cleanup, we had dumpsters at one location: Arcadia Boat Launch in Shelton, WA. We had several of […]
PCSGA had a blast at Allyn Days Geoduck Festival on July 22, 2018! It was a sunny, beautiful day in Allyn and we were grateful to be there. A BIG thank you to all the volunteers and staff that were able to help out – we couldn’t have done it without you! We were eager […]
THANK YOU to all the members of our community who attended the 20th annual SLURP (Shellfish Lovers Ultimate Rejuvenation Party) on May 6! It was a fabulous festival of delicious shellfish, beer and wine, fantastic music, and much merry making. A huge shout out to The Fish Tale Brewpub for hosting the event! Thank you […]
It was a beautiful day at OysterFest! Hope everyone had a chance to stop by the OysterFest in Shelton, WA to enjoy some oysters, other yummy seafood, drinks, music & great company. A special shout out & thank you to all the PCSGA members who volunteered to work the booth & share your knowledge, stories, […]
Prepared by: Paula Sylvia The Port of San Diego extends our sincerest and heartfelt gratitude to the Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association and all the members that we were able to visit during our tour of different segments of the shellfish industry in Washington from September 7-8, 2017.
Many thanks to all those around the world who participated in the International Coastal Cleanup on September 16th. PCSGA is honored to continue support for Washington CoastSavers with dumpsters and shellfish growers who contribute to this global debris removal effort.
PCSGA had a great day at Allyn Days & Geoduck Festival last Sunday! Thank you to all the volunteers and staff who were a part of this event. We enjoyed all the smiles and conversation about #geoduck and the shellfish industry. And big thanks to Taylor Shellfish Farms for cooking lunch at the event!! […]
Some photos from Hama Hama Oysters great 2017 Hama Hama Oyster Rama held on April 29th and Washington State Parks & Recreation Commission fabulous Penrose State Park’s ShellFest held on April 30th. These were both super fun days at the beach shellebrating and digging shellfish! Enjoy our pictures!! Bivalves for Clean Water, Pacific Shellfish Institute, […]
Thank you to all the members of our community who attended SLURP Shellfish Lovers Ultimate Rejuvenation Party on a rainy Sunday afternoon! It was a grand party filled with delicious shellfish, beer, wine, music, prizes … and loads of fun! Huge shout out to Edgewater Trio for great music throughout the evening and The […]
On March 24, 2017 PCSGA hosted a screening of “Ebb and Flow,” a film produced by Leaping Frog Films celebrating the history of the Pacific Oyster – See Screening and Reception Facebook post. Which included food & organic wine from Xinh’s Clam & Oyster House & Taylor Shellfish Farms Also, be sure to check out […]
PCSGA and East Coast Shellfish Growers Association walked alongside one another in DC this year carrying important messages about the jobs we create and the economic development our community brings. While future policy under the new administration remains unwritten, the shellfish growers feel it’s important to continue our engagement on the hill with this annual […]
PCSGA attends an abundance of outreach events through out the year. Below are a few updates that brought summer to an end and rolled in the Pacific Northwest rainy fall. Wonderful photos from Allyn Days – Geoduck Festival! Rob, from Rob’s Shellfish, started the day introducing Derek Kilmer and his daughter to a geoduck.
During this year’s SLURP live auction, Jeff Weil out-bid his fellow SLURPers to become the prized winner of the Geoduck get-together. Jeff and four others spent the day with Brian Phipps, Taylor Shellfish, harvesting geoducks, oysters and clams.
Governor Inslee declared the first week of June as Washington Shellfish Week. “Community events were offered by shellfish companies, state agencies, and a variety of other enthusiastic entities that shared their love for all things shellfish from Sound to Sea.” Below are pictures of PCSGA at Shellfest, Evergreen Graduation, South Sound Estuary, Bay Mercantile, and […]
“This effort, on March 17th, marked the 23rd clean-up demonstrating shellfish grower’s environmental advocacy and action to remove marine debris from South Puget Sound. With 21 boats on the water and 106 volunteers, approximately 120 miles of bays, inlets, and islands were scoured for rubbish.”
PCSGA extends a huge thank you to those who participated on October 21 at the 22nd Beach Clean Up, Fall 2015. It was great to see the comradery and group effort to clean our south sound beaches! This event truly wouldn’t be possible without the help of all volunteers.
Thank you to all the volunteers and those who came out to support Skookum Rotary and PCSGA!