Local Agriculture

Know your farmer: Maia Heissler - salted herbs

Maia's Salted Herbs are a combination of vegetables and herbs, chopped up raw and preserved in salt. They can be used as a seasoning in just about anything.

Maia Heissler discovered salted herbs when she lived in Quebec in the late seventies. Salting food is an method of presevation, dating to the days before refrigeration. She bought a jar of les herbes salees and decided to make her own. She now has a business making and selling Maia's Salted Herbs.

You can contact Maia at 613 398 6703 maiasforestfriends@sympatico or www.forestfriends.ca