B Impact Report

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Hog Island Oyster Co. Inc

Oysters, Clams, Mussels, Restaurants, Farmers Markets, Wholesale, Retail
Certified Since: December, 2015
Location: Marshall, California, United States
Sector: Wholesale/Retail

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86.3

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In 1983, two young marine biologists borrowed $500 from their families and planted oyster seed on a five-acre lease in Tomales Bay, CA. They began with the aim of growing the highest quality, local Pacific oysters for San Francisco’s half-shell market. This hands-on commitment to quality remains a core value of the business today.

With a mission to grow, shuck and serve an exceptional oyster experience – and have fun doing it – Hog Island Oyster Co. has built namesake restaurants in San Francisco and Napa and an outdoor oyster bar, picnic tables, and retail shop at their farm in Marshall, on Tomales Bay. Known for an unusually large number of long-term employees -- aka the Hog Island Family -- the company has created a culture of people who care about their communities, their environments and the customers they serve. They call this their ‘Bay to Bar’ philosophy –every step, and every person, plays an equally important role in setting and meeting the company’s high standards for great food and great service.

Hog Island Oyster Co. currently leases one hundred and sixty acres in Tomales Bay, CA and sells over 5 million oysters, Manila clams and mussels per year.

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