Totten Inlet, Washington
These petite beauties are a favorite of newbies and connoisseurs alike. Plump, buttery and fused with a melon taste that makes each bite feel like summer, Washington Kumies cultivate their sweetness from the three freshwater creeks that feed them.
buttery | melony | crowd pleaser
2" - 3" | Petite
Pairs Perfectly with:
- Your Softest T-Shirt
- After the Kids Are Asleep
- Laughing Til It Hurts
TAYLOR SHELLFISH, DECADES OF DELICACIES
The largest producer of farmed shellfish in the U.S., Taylor Shellfish inhabits over 11,000 acres of tidelands along the Washington and B.C. coasts. The family business began in the 1890s and has brought each generation along for the glorious ride. Now the fifth generation of Taylors continues to produce some of the most delicious oysters to date in one of the most exceptional oyster-growing spots around.
The Gritty Details:
Rack and bag culture on the beaches of Totten Inlet. Time to market: 1.5 to 2 years.
Flavor Influenced by:
- Salinity: 2.8% varies by tide < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: Medium tides and light freshwater input
- Bottom Makeup: Sand and gravel