What we do, is grow world renowned food.

How we do it, is where tradition, science and innovation meet. Who we are? Well now, that’s a story all on its own. As Islanders, growing food is more than a job. It’s a livelihood. It’s a part of our identity. We take tremendous pride in knowing our products are being served across the globe and we work hard to ensure our practices are sustainable and responsible. We know the food we provide is only as good as the water it grows in. Where your food comes from matters, which is why we’re passionate about talking to you and invite you to follow us as we share about our people, processes and products. We’re stewards. Planters. Growers. We’re Farmers of the Sea.

What we do, is grow world renowned food.

How we do it, is where tradition, science and innovation meet. Who we are? Well now, that’s a story all on its own. As Islanders, growing food is more than a job. It’s a livelihood. It’s a part of our identity. We take tremendous pride in knowing our products are being served across the globe and we work hard to ensure our practices are sustainable and responsible. We know the food we provide is only as good as the water it grows in. Where your food comes from matters, which is why we’re passionate about talking to you and invite you to follow us as we share about our people, processes and products. We’re stewards. Planters. Growers. We’re Farmers of the Sea.

GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Each of PEI’s three aquaculture industries contributes to the overall sustainability of the environment through a variety of ways such as; encouraging biodiversity, filtering water, or conserving the use of natural resources

GOOD FOR THE COMMUNITY

PEI’s aquaculture industry employs thousands of Islanders every year, some of which are year-round positions! These jobs range from farmers to scientists, and all else in between!

GOOD FOR DINNER

PEI mussels, oysters, and finfish are not only delicious, but they are also a great source of vitamins and minerals! Oh, and did we mention that they are free from the use of pesticides and antibiotics!

GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Each of PEI’s three aquaculture industries contributes to the overall sustainability of the environment through a variety of ways such as; encouraging biodiversity, filtering water, or conserving the use of natural resources

GOOD FOR THE COMMUNITY

PEI’s aquaculture industry employs thousands of Islanders every year, some of which are year-round positions! These jobs range from farmers to scientists, and all else in between!

GOOD FOR DINNER

PEI mussels, oysters, and finfish are not only delicious, but they are also a great source of vitamins and minerals! Oh, and did we mention that they are free from the use of pesticides and antibiotics!

A FAMILY TRADITION

Wayne and Randy Chiasson –  The W & R FISHERIES Ltd.

They take a lot of pride, in running a nice tidy operation together. While Wayne gets seasick- he looks after the plant and Randy looks after the boats. It was a natural fit for them. Randy loves being out on the water, and Wayne finds running a nice tidy operation rewarding. They get a lot of compliments on their product.

23-years and counting

Shawna Taylor – OCEAN TROUT FARMS

Proudly working in the aquaculture industry for 23 years, and loving every minute.

Meaningful career close to home

Jacob Dockendorff – ATLANTIC SHELLFISH

A third-generation aqua farmer, Jacob carries a big legacy with him.

Driving growth since day one

Dawn Campbell-Sapier – BIDEFORD SHELLFISH HATCHERY

There was a lot of work to do, and so much to learn but Dawn was up for the challenge.

Feeding the world today and into the future

Ben Normand – ATLANTIC AQUA FARMS

Ben Normand has always loved the ocean, and knew he wanted a career working on it.

Never a dull moment

Russell Ventura – ATLANTIC AQUA FARMS

Russell likes to work with his colleagues, they have hard times but they also find lots to laugh about. It’s fun to work.

No two days are the same

Katryn Wright – HALIBUT PEI

For the past five and a half years, Katryn has been a proud farmer of the sea at Halibut PEI, where she currently works as Nursery and Grow Up Manager.

Continuously evolving industry

Rosanne Mouland – ATLANTIC AQUA FARMS

Rosanne Mouland is the captain of an all-female oyster scow boat, sailing out of Rustico.

Bought his first lease at 16

Robbie Moore – The BRACKLEY BAY Oyster Company

Robbie currently owns a 28 acre oyster farm in the Brackley Bay area. It’s a small operation, but a unique farm with a very rich history.

From business to aquaculture

Martin O’Brien – CASCUMPEC BAY OYSTER COMPANY

Martin moved back home to Western PEI and took what he thought would be a temporary job on his dad’s oyster farm.

QUESTIONS? CONCERNS? LET’S TALK!

We’re proud to live and work on Prince Edward Island, that’s why we want to hear from you, Islanders! Maintaining a dialogue with our friends and neighbours on this beautiful island is incredibly important us, so give us a shout, we want to talk!

Funding provided by the Government of Prince Edward Island