White Flat, Plymouth, MA
Lil' Pilgrim is a delectable bite-size morsel, perfect for the lovers of uber petite oysters. Their crisp Atlantic brine, light buttery taste and seaweed finish will delight. Grown just to the south of Duxbury Bay by Clark's Island, Lil' Pilgrims are tray grown due to the Island's sandy bottom and fast moving currents.
petite | seaweed sweet | briny
Pairs Perfectly with:
- Sweet Corn
- Paddle Boarding
- Fishing at Night
- Mayflower Daily Ration
Ichabod Flat Oysters, Family Farm Collective
Ichabod Flat Oysters is a small collective of farms owned by Don Wilkinson, and brothers Sean & Michael Withington. They've been farming together since 2010, and were the first oyster farms in the rapidly-growing aquaculture program of Plymouth, MA. They work year-round, through heat waves and cold fronts, rain or hail, (and the occasional beautiful day), to deliver their oysters nationwide. Ichabod Flat Oysters offer a unique and delicious taste of the clean and bountiful waters of Plymouth Bay. Driven by environmental stewardship and an unwavering dedication to quality, the team is proud to share the fruits of their labor.
The Gritty Details:
6mm seed is first placed in growout bags, tumbled, and then moved to trays for final growout. Time to market: 2 to 2.5 years.
Flavor Influenced by:
- Salinity: 3.2% < 3.5% full oceanic salinity
- Tides: 11 to 12 ft. tides from Cape Cod Bay
- Bottom Makeup: Makeup: Mud and sand; silt