The DTLA Oyster Festival is organized by The Oyster Gourmet and Grand Central Market

Participants in the 2017 Edition :

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Hama Hama
from Washington State

The oldest Oyster farm on the West Coast (since 1922)
Hama Hama is a 5th generation family run oyster and clam farm with a reputation for quality built on hard work and clean water.

Sol Azul Seafarms
from Baja California, Mexico

Sol Azul leads sustainable, year round, oyster production in Baja California, Mexico. We proudly produce the finest and freshest organic oysters available anywhere. Our delicious oysters satisfy the most demanding palates and meet the toughest standards of quality.

Grassy Bar Oysters
from Morro Bay, Central California

Grassy Bar is an oyster bed on California’s central coast owned and operated by the Trevelyan family since 2009. Founder and owner George Trevelyan brings over 21 years of experience in the shellfish business to this wild site in Morro Bay.

Chelsea Farm

Chelsea Farms is a current working model of environmental sustainability. We have made a priority of farming the Olympia Oyster, a native oyster to Olympia, that was on it’s way to extinction.Chelsea Farms is a proud member with Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association. Sustainable farming is a key aspect to keeping the water clean.

Glacial Point Oysters 

Production of high quality Glacier Point Oysters and blue mussels in Kachemak Bay, Alaska

 

This year, we’ll have the pleasure of the visit of Guest of Honor  Florent Tabouriech from the South of France, where he is producing exceptional oysters using a patented system that he engeneered which mimics tidal influences, this facilitates both growth and quality of the shellfish.

 

To learn more about this unique oyster farm, please visit his Website

Or watch the video on the right.

Visitors who attended the event in 2016 could taste oysters from:

Hama Hama from Washington State: the oldest oyster farm on the West Coast

Sol Azul Seafarms based in Baja California: in operation within the El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Grassy Bar Oysters from Morro Bay, Central California (active since 2009)

Chelsea Oyster Farm from Olympia, WA

Clausen Oysters, Coos Bay Oregon

Visitors who attended the event in October 2015 could taste oysters from:

Hama Hama from Washington State, the oldest Oyster farm on the West Coast (since 1922)

Sol Azul Seafarms from Baja California, Mexico

Rock Harbor Oysters from  Cape Cod, Massachusetts.