Get Cultured. AQUAcultured.

AquaCultured, a program presented by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and Virginia Sea Grant, celebrates the harvest of Virginia shellfish farmers by helping find ways to get their catch to your table! Explore AquaCultured for information on shellfish, recipes for preparing them at home and where to find our events and farmers to buy from!

Upcoming Events

Find AquaCultured out in the community at these upcoming events. Click below to see our event calendar.


Buy Shellfish

Where can you buy Virginia shellfish – grown the aquacultured way – in your area? Find fresh shellfish and aquaculture farmers near you.


View Our Blog

News about shellfish. Tips for buying shellfish. Recipes for enjoying shellfish. Find all that and more on our blog.