Built on ingenuity and entrepreneurism, Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Company was branded Chesapeake Gold Oysters in 2010. Co-owners Johnny Shockley and Ricky Fitzhugh pioneered the innovative aquaculture movement in Dorchester County using the l…

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The 2014 Annual Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Conference will be held at the Chesapeake Bay Hyatt Regency from April 27-30. The weekend long event will bring together Maryland’s economic development professionals to focus on this…

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On Tuesday, January 14, Dorchester County Economic Development Director Keasha Haythe unveiled the county’s 2014 business marketing campaign before the Economic Development Advisory Committee. The ad campaign is the latest installment of “water m…

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Growing Aquaculture Industry Set to Shatter Records by 2014 Ask the nation’s seafood lovers about where the best tasting oysters are found, and choices from Long Island, New England, Prince Edward Island, and the Pacific Northwest frequently com…

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Oysters, Pit Beef, Music and More on Hoopers Island The Hoopers Island Aquaculture Company – producers of Dorchester's renowned Chesapeake Gold Oysters – will hold their second annual Oyster Fest on Saturday, October 26 to benefit the…

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