Category: In the News

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As seen in Hilton Head Monthly: On the trail of oysters

Aquaculture, sea-to-table, aqua-tourism, merroir: Larry Hughes loves using expressive terms for the Lowcountry Oyster Trail. “Why can’t we have aqua-tourism? We have ecotourism,” he said. “It’s just tourism focused on our special marine ecosystem.” When it comes to oysters, “merroir” is the maritime version of what terroir is to wine — the environmental factors that …

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As seen in the Island Packet: We’re getting a Lowcountry Oyster Trail and here’s what you should know about it

The concept is simple: Lowcountry oysters are some of the best in the world. So, shouldn’t everyone get to see, taste and experience them for themselves? In November 2015, the Virginia Oyster Trail was officially launched, and for the first time, attractions spanning across 250 miles were seamlessly connected to provide Virginia visitors with nearly …

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As Seen in LocalLife: Lowcountry Oyster Trail Planned

Aquatourism and sea-to-fork culinary movement will combine to assist marine research Oysters, that gourmet delight prized for over 4,000 years in the Lowcountry, will soon be at the center of a new “aquatourism” initiative set to launch this fall. The Lowcountry Oyster Trail, will highlight the region’s famous oysters, and its growing role in the …