Oysters, Tomales Bay

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green-Best Choice What:Supporting our local sea farms and harvesters from the pristine waters of Northern California, Tomales Bay Oysters are sustainably raised using the floating bag method near the waters’ surface where there is plenty of plankton. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Northern California How: Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Ever-moving waters in Tomales Bay …

Oysters, Pacific (Shucked)

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Shucked small Western (Pacific) oysters in a 1/2 gallon size tub. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Washington How: Farm raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics These Western Oysters are the next best thing to live oysters and will save you a lot of time and labor from having to clean and shuck them!  …

Oysters, Cougar Creek

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Farm Raised Pacific Oysters When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Vancouver Island – British Columbia, Canada How: Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics The beaches of southern Fanny Bay on Vancouver Island are influenced by the glacier fed Cougar Creek. A meticulous growing process lasting four to five years produces an exquisite oyster …

Shrimp, Selva

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[/] Species Name:Penaeus monodon Sustainability Rating:Yellow – Good Alternative What:Selva Shrimp® are premium-quality black tiger prawns naturally raised in mangrove forests. Selva Shrimp® not only offer a sustainable seafood choice, but also create a direct link between consumers and smallholder farming communities in Southeast Asia. Sustainable shrimp raised by mother nature – Selva Shrimp® are raised in integrated mangrove forest farms …

Oysters, Sol Azul

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice   What:Pacific Oysters from Baja, CA When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mexico’s El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve along the western coast of the Baja California Peninsula. How – Farm Raised Back to Product Guide Characteristics Full flavored oysters with firm and plump meats, Sol Azul oysters (Crassostrea gigas) will make a great addition …

Crab, Florida Stone Claws

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[/] Species Name:Menippe mercenaria Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Fresh, cooked crab claws are sustainably harvested from Florida Stone Crabs. Stone Crabs are harvested primarily from the Florida Keys and South Florida’s west coast from such storied fishing communities as Everglades City, Isle of Capri, Goodland, Cortez, Ft Meyers, and Hernando Beach. When:Available fresh in season (October – May) Where/How:Where …

Lobster, Live California Spiny

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[/] Species Name:Panulirus interruptus Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:The Spiny Lobster season opens on the first Wednesday of October and usually lasts through the end of March the following year. The Southern California Spiny Lobster (Panulirus interruptus) fishery began in the late 1800’s and has since become one of the most desirable lobsters in the world. Did you know …

Crab, Golden King

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[/] Species Name:Lithodes aequispinus Sustainability Rating: Red – Avoid What:Wild caught Golden King Crab are also known as Brown King Crab. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where: Russia How: Wild Caught Back to Product Guide Characteristics Golden King Crab legs and claws are an amazing center of the plate seafood or add a leg or two with steak and create a unique and …

Oysters, Sanctuary

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[/] Species Name:Crassostrea gigas Sustainability Rating:Green – Best Choice What:Pacific Oysters from Baja, CA Sanctuary Oysters come from “The Ends of the Earth.”  This is an untouched & idyllic place for raising world class oysters. It takes being far away to reach pristine ecosystems & biological wonders. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – Mexico’s El Vizcaíno Biosphere Reserve along the western coast …

Cockles, New Zealand

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[/] Species Name:Austrovenus stutchburyi Sustainability Rating:Grey – Unranked What:New Zealand cockles are saltwater clams that’s a marine bivalve mollusk in the Veneridae family. When:Available Year-Round Where/How:Where – New Zealand How – Wild Caught/Rake Back to Product Guide Characteristics Cockles are a bit smaller than littlenecks (and some would say a bit more delicious…) For Your Menu Cockles are a beautiful and …