Kosher Salt vs Sea Salt

We’ve done a bit of research over hear on this issue. We might as well add Kosher salt vs sea salt vs table salt all at once while where’re at it. Let’s start with kosher salt vs sea salt. Kosher salt is usually obtained by compressing table salt crystals under high pressure in order to create larger crystals.. Kosher salt …

Sea to Shaker on Down Island Farm

Edible Vineyard Fall 2013: Salt Issue 20, Harvest 2013 By Katherine Perry, Photos by Amelia Krales You don’t just stumble on Down Island Farm. It’s not one of the rustic, Vineyard, side-of-road gems, farmstands with hand-painted signs and baskets of dewy produce, nor is it one of those elegantly sprawling fields, dotted tastefully with standing horses and resting cows behind …

Jan Buhrman’s Kitchen Porch on MV Sea Salt

I just finished an article on salt for Martha’s Vineyard Magazine. I have been researching salt and I came across this quote written by Reverend James Freeman in 1809. He was referring to the economic recovery after Grey’s Raid*: “The entire island had the sun to turn ocean water into salt, helped by wind power that pumped the water into …

Massachusetts Revives The Lost Art Of Making Sea Salt

 “Look for a house, barn, paddock, barking dogs and screeching peacocks.” She forgot to mention the ram, free roaming chickens and miniature horse. But I managed to find it anyway. When I arrived, Feldman showed me her hoop house, where the island’s newest star product is growing. The 14-by-3-foot wooden box is covered by a plastic arch and filled with about …

Sea Salt Evaporator Facility at Full Production Capacity

Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts Curtis Friedman of Down Island Farm and producer of Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt (TM) announced the completion of the highly anticipated large-scale, completely off-grid saltwater evaporator in Vineyard Haven. The new evaporator, at capacity, will be filled with up to 1,000 gallons – a quantity that far exceeds the prototype evaporator capacity of 150 gallons. With partner …

All-Natural Sea Salt from Vineyard Waters

Martha’s Vineyard couple Curtis Friedman and Heidi Feldman of Tisbury are producing 100% natural salt made from Atlantic seawater. Republished from New England Boating.

Seawater + Sun + Wind = Salt

reprinted from MV Times By Gwyn McAllister June 25, 2013 In 1999, Curtis Friedman and Heidi Feldman bought property in the woods of Tisbury, determined to find another way of life for themselves. The married couple were living in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston at the time and Ms. Feldman was working in the computer and corporate education fields. …