ORP Holiday Gift Guide


The most important gift guide in the Chesapeake Bay!

When you purchase the following items this holiday season, you’re also supporting us in our quest to restore the local oyster population, and make an impact on the future of the Chesapeake Bay.


Amazon Smile

Give back to the Bay by purchasing from a site you already know and love, Amazon.com. Just click the ORP Amazon Smile link, sign in to your account, and Amazon will donate 0.5% from your total purchase to help us build oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay. Applicable through the holidays and all year round.




Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company (CBRC) Coffee

This is truly coffee with a conscience! CBRC shares ORP’s goal of restoring oysters to the Chesapeake Bay, and as part of their giveback program, a portion of the sales from Oyster ReefEco-Reef and Eco-Reef Swiss Water Decaf coffees will support oyster planting efforts.




Kim Hovell Oyster Print

Annapolis artist Kim Hovell created this beautiful acrylic oyster painting out of love and respect for the Chesapeake Bay. When you purchase the signed 13”x19” print from her Etsy shop, 50% of the listed price will directly support oyster recovery efforts.




Pride of Baltimore II Oyster Knife

This limited edition Pride of Baltimore II oyster knife was created by master woodworker Dale German to support Maryland’s oyster heritage and preserve its rich maritime history. The knife’s is carved from tropical hardwood leftover after the construction of Maryland’s best-known tall ship, and has a 3-inch stainless steel “Boston” blade. Less than 100 knives remain — click here to reserve yours before they’re gone!




ORP Merchandise

Giving ORP gear for the holidays is a low-cost, high-yield gift that helps increase the oyster population in the Chesapeake Bay. Shop here and pick up a t-shirt, hat and oyster knife for the environmentalist in your life.


Chesapeake Clothing Collection

Wear Your Passion for the Bay! We couldn’t be more excited to share the news about a new partnership with Chesapeake Collection, a Bay-focused “Chesapeake Lifestyle” brand that specializes in comfy apparel, hats, and other accessories. For every purchase made at Chesapeake Collection, $1 will go directly to ORP to support the planting of oysters in the Chesapeake Bay! There’s something for every Bay-lover on your holiday shopping list! Check out their website: www.chesapeakecollection.com.

  • #GIVINGTUESDAY BONUS: Donate $100+ and choose any t-shirt from Chesapeake Collection’s inventory! (We will email you instructions and a coupon code to redeem your shirt after #GivingTuesday.)




Flying Dog Pearl Necklace Chesapeake Stout

Brewed with Rappahannock River Oysters, every bottle of this delicious dry stout enables ORP to plant 10 juvenile oysters in the Chesapeake Bay. Grab a six-pack for the holiday party or a lucky friend and tell them you’ve just planted 60 baby oysters in their honor. Find this beer in your area by visiting this link.




Proud Pour Wine

Proud Pour shares the mission of ORP, to help create a healthy, thriving oyster population so they developed the “The Oyster” North Coast Sauvignon Blanc. For every bottle sold, 100 oysters are planted in local waters! It also happens to pair perfectly with oysters and seafood, and serves as a great conversation piece. Gift one to a friend, or yourself, by visiting retailers listed here.




The Oyster Bed Cookware

The Oyster Bed alloy cookware has individual cooking wells to gather all the oyster juices and a reservoir to cook larger pieces of food. Use code ORP at checkout and receive a 15% off all merchandise, and the Oyster Bed will donate $10 per purchase to plant 1,000 oyster spat in our Bay’s waters! Products are available for purchase at theoysterbed.com.










Make a donation in lieu of a gift:

A $50 tax-deductible donation will enable ORP to plant 5,000 filter-feeding oysters into the Chesapeake Bay.
Every oyster planted helps the survival of the species.


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