News and articles

general articles

“French snail farmers demand consumers eat local,” The Connexion, July 30, 2017.

“Mon Dieu! Burgundy snails aren’t French anymore.” NPR, July 27, 2017.

“Kerry’s first snail farm looks forward to first harvest.” Radio Kerry News (Ireland). July 21, 2017.

“Kildare snail farm to carry out cookery demonstration at Bite show,”Leinster Leader (Ireland). November 10, 2016.

“Snail farmers just can’t keep up with demand from British diners.” The Independent. Cahal Milmo. January 13, 2014

“Escaped escargot.” Scientific American blog. Katie McKissick. November 5, 2015.

“Love hurts: what happens when snails stab their mates.” National Geographic. Ralph Martins. March 10, 2015.

“Hunter snail farmers struggled to meet escargot demand.” ABC News Australia. November 5, 2015.

“Snails are showing up on more and more Seattle menus.” Seattle Weekly. Nicole Sprinkle. June 2, 2015.

“EscarGrow Farms’ unusual snail business finds niche in food scene. San Franscisco Chronicle. By Tara Duggan. March 31, 2016

“Step inside the East Coast’s only commercial snail farm, Northforker. Cutchogue, NY. May 19, 2016.


“Snails come out of the shell and onto the menu,” Restaurant Hospitality. May 16, 2017.

“Out of their shell: London’s top chefs put snails back on the menu.” Evening Standard (UK). Nicky Clarke. January 15, 2016.

“Snail caviar could soon be on the menu.” Good Food Australia. Callan Boys.

“Snail caviar could be the new status food. Mental Floss, UK. Sarah Dobbs. November 15, 2015.

“The world’s most expensive food: edible gold, beer-fed beef and ‘escargot pearls’.” Channel 4 (UK). November 26, 2015.

“Favorite dish: Mille feuilles d’escargtos at Escargot Bistro in Oakland Park.” Broward/Palm Beach New Times. Nicole Danna. January 5, 2016.

“Business is slow at snail farm.” Capital Press. May 1, 2016.

“National Escargot Day: The best way to cook and eat snails.” The Independent (London). May 23, 2016.

“Recipe of the Day: Barra snails.” Herald Scotland. May 25, 2016.

“Basque Style Escargots.” San Antonio Express-Mail. December 18, 2016.

laws and regulations

snail farms outside the U.S.

EscargotsNI (Northern Ireland)

Shamrock Escargots (Ireland)

“Snails: the food of the future?” The Staff Canteen. April 9, 2014.