Norumbega Oysters are known for their hardy bottom cultured Damariscotta Oyster staple. Eric Peters is trying his hand at surface cultured product to carry them through the hard winter months, where diving is nearly unthinkable. Eric has been farming Norumbegas in the Damariscotta River since 2006. He’s an integral part of the oyster community on the river and is constantly working hard to deliver some of the best oysters around.
Location: Damariscotta River, ME
Technique: Bottom Cultured. Started from seed and grown out to market grade on the bottom of the river.
Appearance: Pleasantly well-shaped round shells
Flavor: Strong brine, clean taste, mineral finish
Norumbegas ship Priority Overnight, in counts of 36 oysters per order.
We ordered 36 of these for oysters on the halfshell as a hostess gift. We shucked them and ate them with our friends in about 15 minutes! They were big hits!
They were a perfect size and delicious. I would get these again. Thanks! Matt H.
Ordering from, delivery as expected & taste of the oysters were all top notch
Delicious! Easy to shuck, plump with lots of briny liquor, mineral finish.