Whole Story

The Official Whole Foods Market® Blog

J.M. Clayton Company - Cambridge, Maryland

As proprietors of the oldest working crab house in the world, the Brooks brothers at J.M. Clayton Company are experts in the handling of local Chesapeake Bay blue crabs. Their great-grandfather, Captain Johnnie, started the facility in 1890. These days, fresh crabs continue to arrive on their docks year round, where the bushels are cooked in huge steamers in preparation for the tedious task of hand-picking the fresh crab meat for packaging. Note: Our Farm to Market slide shows currently feature farmers and producers from our South and MidAtlantic Regions. We hope to expand to others in the future.

Leave a reply

To provide feedback or ask a question about our company, a store or a product, please visit our Customer Service page.

For more information about posting comments to our blog, please see our Comment Posting Guidelines.

7 comments

Comments

Jeffrey Davis says …

I own Jeffreys Steakhouse in Moab Utah. How can. I get your product?

Nikki - Community Moderator says …

@JEFFREY - I would suggest reaching out to them directly through their website at http://www.jmclayton.com/.

Dan Sullivan says …

do you have a price list?

Nikki - Community Moderator says …

@DAN - The prices in our stores will vary between locations. If you wanted to check directly with their company, you can reach out to them at http://www.jmclayton.com/.

donnie berry says …

Question: we r from the East Coast (VA, MD) so we r used to blue crabs My son's 40th Birthday is in November. I would like to surprise him with some chesapeake bay blue crabs. Do you ship special orders to Whole Foods. We live in Tucson AZ,

Nikki - Community Moderator says …

@DONNIE - At this time we do not ship perishable items from our stores. I would suggest reaching out to the J.M. Clayton Company to see if they offer shipping. http://jmclayton.com/.

Judith says …

Thank you, Alajandra of J.M.Clayton Seafood Co., for the care and expert attention to paid in picking the Maryland Blue Crabs for Epicurius' lump crab meat which I purchased at Whole Foods recently. There was not a single shell in the entire container and that bespeaks your incredible attention and professionalism. I hope this will be noted appropriately. Keep up the outstanding work! Judith