Virginia celebrates opening of new oyster trail

Virginia is touting its status as the largest producer of farm-raised oysters in the nation by launching the new Virginia Oyster Trail, a curated culinary journey through the region’s oyster producers and purveyors, as well as wineries and breweries.

Virginia Oyster Trail launches.

Virginia Oyster Trail launches. Image by Alpha / CC BY-SA 2.0

Highlights of the oyster trail include tastings,  boat tours,  a church made from oyster shells, oyster roasts and oyster bed tours where visitors get some hands-on experience of  harvesting oysters themselves.

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