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Our Salt

We hand harvest deep, gin clear sea water by boat around Virginia’s Barrier Islands, then evaporate the water, leaving only the taste of the wild, briny sea, the sunshine and moonlight, the oysters, eelgrass and the storms.

We collect our Atlantic sea water just offshore of Cobb’s Island, one of a beautiful string of 14 barrier and marsh islands that stand guard for us, protecting the Eastern Shore of Virginia from the Atlantic Ocean. These islands are part of the Virginia Coast Reserve, the longest expanse of coastal wilderness remaining on the east coast. This Nature Conservancy program protects thousands of acres of pristine salt marshes, oyster reef sanctuaries and eelgrass meadows, resulting in the purest water on the east coast, and perhaps far beyond.