It has been two long years since Jimmy the Crab production was interrupted overseas. Like many other companies, COVID-related supply chain issues had a very detrimental impact on our business; we were barely able to maintain stock of the signature Jimmy the Crab design -- the Maryland Flag Edition -- and the release of new Jimmy the Crab designs and products had to be entirely shelved. For many months, we had grave doubts that Jimmy would ever return to production. If production did resume, it was decided that Jimmy would be made in the USA. Fast forward to June of 2022. Jimmy the Crab is back! Not only is Jimmy now made in the USA, but right here in our home state of Maryland. We have officially released...
One of summer's best foods is also free for the taking if you know how to go crabbing. Are you looking for a fun, family-friendly activity this summer? Head out to the water and try your hand at harvesting your own dinner! If you like blue crabs, you'll be amazed at how easy it is to catch them. Read the full article here.
The blue crab’s scientific name is Callinectes sapidus, which translates to “savory beautiful swimmer.” Indeed, their back legs, which are paddle shaped, make them excellent swimmers. And blue crabs are prized for their sweet, delicate flavor and tender meat. Blues are among the most heavily harvested creatures across the world, and typically fetch high prices in ports around the world. Read the full article here.
Restoring oyster reefs is a priority on the Chesapeake Bay, as we know healthy oyster populations can buoy Bay-wide clean water efforts. But the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) wanted to know just how much restored reefs can help, and how that could translate to the Bay region’s economy. Read the full article here.
The fifth annual Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week will take place June 6-14, 2020. While this week has been officially designated in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, we will be celebrating rivers throughout the entire watershed to raise awareness about this valuable economic and environmental resource—a national treasure that directly connects over 18 million residents. Read the full article here.