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By Jeff Wu | Agent in 22182

Virginia Aquaculture – Seafood’s Answer to Freshness

Aquaculture, right in VirginiaAquaculture is the raising and harvesting of fresh and saltwater plants and animals. This is a growing industry in Virginia, including right in Vienna. Aquaculture farms thrive in Virginia because this great state made a sound business decision in the 1900′s to offer ten-year, renewable, oyster bottom leases–at a nominal rate–to private growers.

Clams are perfect candidates for Aquaculture. If clams are harvested in the morning, they can be on your dinner table or at your favorite seafood restaurant within a 24-hour period. This is possible because the largest producer of farm-raised, hard-shell littlenecks in the United States, Ballard Fish & Oyster Co., is harvesting those little jewels all along Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

Aquaculture in Virginia is not limited to clams. Bass, trout, catfish and prawns are among some of the other varieties of seafood that are raised and harvested according to the dynamics of Aquaculture. Aquaculture is responsible for Virginia having the distinction of producing and serving the freshest seafood possible.

Having lived and worked in Virginia as a top Realtor, I would personally like to acknowledge the fact that Aquaculture, along with fantastic chefs, is one of the reasons Virginia has some of the best seafood restaurants in the country. Don’t feel like checking out one of these fine restaurants any time soon? No problem, you can order your Aquaculture raised seafood from the convenience of your own home.

So, your fresh prawns have arrived and you have selected your favorite prawn recipe . You’re all set. Suddenly, your mood darkens. You have always hated your kitchen…it is way too small and so outdated. If only you had your dream kitchen in your dream house, your life would be wonderful! Don’t worry…Be Happy. I, Jeff Wu, can find you the perfect home with your dream kitchen. Check out my Dream Home Finder. Or, if you prefer, call me and I will do all the work to locate your dream home in Vienna, McLean, Tyson’s Corners, or other nearby neighborhood.

The next time that fresh fish arrives at your door step, you can prepare it in your new, ultra modern kitchen in your perfect dream home!

 

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