Tools & References

Weather at the farm:

Weather conditions affect the ability for us to harvest oyster and clams. Severe weather can make it difficult or impossible to harvest our shellfish.

Weather Conditions near our farm: www.weathernetwork.ca

Marine Forecast for our region: www.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca

Tides at the farm:

Knowledge of tides at the farm will help you predict the oyster and clam supply. When the tide is higher than five feet it means that less of the beach is exposed for harvest. Days when the tide height is below five feet are good days for us to harvest at our farm. View the Denman Island tide chart of our main farm site.

Closures at the farm:

Knowledge of tides at the farm will help you predict the oyster and clam supply. When the tide is higher than five feet it means that less of the beach is exposed for harvest. Days when the tide height is below five feet are good days for us to harvest at our farm. View the Denman Island tide chart of our main farm site.

Water Quality: www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Red Tide: www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

BC Ferry Schedule:

Our farm is on an island and the BC Ferry system is a critical link to our markets. Visit www.bcferries.com to see more information on any changes in its operation.

Track your air shipment:

Mac's ships oysters and clams by truck, plane and ship. If you are buying live shellfish and are located in the Eastern USA, Eastern Canada, Europe or Asia, chances are you will chose air freight. We will fax you a copy of the Airway Bill and you can use the number on it to track your shipment.

Alaska Airlines: www.alaskaair.com

Air Canada: www.aircanada.com

Cathay Pacific: www.cathaypacificcargo.com

Delta Airlines: www.delta.com

Continental Airlines: www.cargo.cocargo.com

Korean Airlines: www.cargo.koreanair.com

Harmony Airways: www.harmonyairways.com

Cargo Jet: www.cargojet.com

Fedex: www.fedex.com 

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