Grower Membership Benefits & Information


  • Networking and information sharing
  • Legislative representation in state and federal arenas
  • Legal representation concerning industry-wide issues
  • Guidance navigating local and national permitting processes
  • Access to health care through insurance partners
  • Member-exclusive trainings, workshops, educational opportunities
  • Scholarships opportunities from PCSGA thru the Grower Enrichment and Development Fund
  • Discounts and rebates through partnership with PCSGA Allied Members


  • We are your advocate on key issues. PCSGA works with local, state and national partners to help define policies and regulations that affect your business.
  • We support cutting-edge research. Working with a team of consultants and scientists from leading universities and marine institutes, we have access to the latest research shaping our industry.
  • We believe outreach is key. We invite you to join our beach clean-up effort, annual fundraiser, and various community festivals to help build relationships that are vital to our success.
  • We recognize education is essential in achieving our long-term goals. We support programs that teach and inform the public and private sectors about the value and benefits of our industry.
  • We organize an annual conference and tradeshow. You’ll learn about new and emerging issues facing our industry, while networking with other growers – all at a discounted member rate.
  • We urge you to get involved. Volunteer at local festivals, join a committee, participate in our annual lobbying trip to DC, or represent your region on our Board of Directors. Join our team!
  • Your input is important. Lend us your voice as we create state shellfish initiatives, develop local shoreline planning documents, or craft state and federal legislation.
  • You can stay connected through print and social media. Check out our Facebook page, visit our website, or pick up a copy of our quarterly newsletter, Longlines, to stay informed.