This 200-Year-Old Family Farm Harvests Salt From An Ancient West Virginia Ocean Buried Under The Appalachian Mountains

Where can you find a business that has been passed down by the same family on the same land for seven generations, combines the latest sustainable technologies with time-honored traditions, is deeply rooted in its local community but acclaimed around the world, and produces a uniquely pure food product with only hand tools?

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Rooted in the past, local in scale but globally recognized, the J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works is a place worth experiencing! To learn more, visit their website here or their Facebook page here.

Another interesting local farm that seeks to preserve West Virginia’s rich food heritage is Lost Creek Farm, and you can read about it here.

Address: 4797 Midland Dr, Charleston, WV 25306, USA