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?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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