Local Hand-Picked Wild Mussels

United States | Maine | Brunswick, Portland

Phil Gray has made his living from the ocean since 1976. In those years he’s witnessed changes to the tidal environment, including the explosion of invasive species and increased seaweed and algea growth. In response to the effects on local shellfish, Phil started to alternate what he picked. This has been his way to improve sustainability.


For several years rope cultured mussels dominated the market until local pallets recognized the superior flavor of wild mussels that were hand collected locally. Phil picks mussels on Maine’s midcoast by walking out to tidal beds or rowing a skiff to rocky outcroppings. The mussels are then cleaned in a tumbler so you get a beautiful food ready for your favorite recipes everytime.


Purchases are weekly, or pre-paid shares.





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Mailing address:

Phil Gray
17 Gray Road
Harpswell, ME 04079



Winters: Brunswick Winter market
14 Maine Street Fort Andros – Cumberland Storage Entrance
Brunswick, ME, 04011
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Summers: Crystal Spring Farmer’s Market
277 Pleasant Hill Road Corner of Woodside Road and Pleasant Hill Road
Brunswick, ME, 04011
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