Appalachian Sea Salt Sampler

Nancy Bruns and Lewis Payne hand-harvest their salt from a 600 million year-old sea bed in West Virginia.


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Salt of the Earth

Nancy Bruns and Lewis Payne hand-harvest their 100% natural sea salt from the same ancient sea bed in West Virginia as their ancestors. 200 years later, Nancy and Lewis revived the family business on the same land. Drawn straight from that pristine brine and evaporated with solar power, it has a minerality that comes from (literally) eons of stone erosion. Crunchy and exquisite, their finishing salts are sought-after by chefs for signature dishes of all sorts. Handmade in West Virginia.

Heirloom Salt: 100% Pure natural sea salt.
Applewood Smoked Salt: Heirloom Salt slowly smoked for three days over local apple wood.
Ramp: Heirloom Salt mixed with foraged, dried West Virginia ramps (wild leeks).


Made in West Virginia

Nancy Bruns & Lewis Payne

created by

Nancy Bruns & Lewis Payne


West Virginia

Salt-making siblings Nancy Bruns Salt-making siblings Nancy Bruns and Lewis Payne are seventh-generation West Virginia entrepreneurs. “Our ancestors first drilled for brine using a hollowed-out tree trunk, and established our family farm along the Kanawha River,” says Nancy, a former chef. Today, Nancy and Lewis’s salt works is on the same riverside spot. The pristine brine that’s the source of their gourmet salts is evaporated with solar power. “Our salt is completely organic and naturally derived,” she says. “We are family owned, and we believe that treating the earth and our environment with care will allow our family and yours to live off the land for many years to come."

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Contains three 1 oz jars of finishing salt
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I love this salt--the flavors are incredible and the packaging is beautiful. The ramp salt is great in homemade salad dressings and the smoked salt is a great touch for roasted veggies. These would make a great gift!

Portland, ME


Appalachian Sea Salt Sampler

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