• January 2011

    Historic Hood Canal

    January 26, 2011

    We found all these shots at the Mason County Historical Society’s museum in downtown Shelton. They’ve been donated to the Museum by various old-time families over the years… and they show snippets of what life was like on Hood Canal from the late 1880’s to the early 1950’s. Potlatch Log Dump Ice Fishing on Hood […]


    There are at least three versions of the Hama Hama Song: Grandma Penny’s classic, the Bollywood ridiculous, and, now, Guster’s rock version: “… and we slept on an oyster farm, b**ches!”

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    Here are some photos from our barge ride last week with Urban Farmer.  The weather was perfect for a short little jaunt out on the Canal… we took some time to liberate a bucket of sea creatures that had been stranded on the shucking table, met Lefty, the injured seagull who always hitches a ride on […]


    Oyster Adam  (second from Left) with Guster’s Luke, Ryan & Adam Oyster Farmers: For a couple of months Adam and oyster fan have been plotting ways to share the Hama Hama experience with our customers. It’s tricky this time of year because the tides are low at night and the weather is generally miserable, but […]


    Meet the Blue Pool!

    January 17, 2011

    We are very happy to announce that we’ve finally started selling our new brand of oyster, the Blue Pool.  The name Blue Pool is inspired by a cold, quiet place on the Hamma Hamma River that our family has enjoyed for generations. While most Hama Hama oysters grow directly on the beach, Blue Pools are grown […]


    Our blog has come back and we are so so so happy. The saga started last week: Oyster Fan finished the cheeky post about the blog looking fabulous, and then proceeded to delete all posts back to April Fool’s Day, 2008. AHHHH! An april fools joke two years in the making! Then multiple reloads failed and failed again. […]

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    Blog is under construction!

    January 6, 2011

    It’s getting  a facelift for 2011 and is looking forward to looking fabulous.


    2010’s Top Dozen

    January 5, 2011

    In no particular order, here are the top 12 most memorable moments from 2010, as seen on the Hama Hama Farm. 1. Creating a tumble farm, so that we can offer boutique tumbled oysters to some of our higher-end clients. 2. Spring & Summer Open Farm Days, where we invite the public onto our beach […]