Okanagan Rawsome says ‘Not All Salts Created Equal’

Afke Zonderland is proud to use ‘Antarctic Pure Sea Salt’  by Gathering Place Trading in all of their Okanagan Rawsome Crisps, from one family farm to another. 

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Okanagan Rawsome’s mission is to awaken our taste buds to delicious raw, gluten-free goodness! Afke Zonderland, Chef & CEO shares how easy it is to live a whole-food, vegan, sprouted philosophy and make the healthiest choices for yourself and your family.

Afke Gives Us the Scoop on Salt

table salt

Table Salt

  • refined in extreme temperatures
  • minerals are extracted
  • iodine, anti-caking agents & chemicals are added

european saltEuropean Sea Salts

  • contaminated ocean waters
  • grey, damp, small crystals
  • harvested once a season in colder climate

himalayan salt

Himalayan Pink Salt

  • machine harvested
  • finite mined resource
  • questionable ethical practices

Gathering Place Trading’s Antarctic Pure Sea Salt

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Hand-harvested • renewable ocean resource • fair-trade • pure ocean water from ancient aquifer • white, large crystals • harvested weekly • unrefined • full mineral content (82 minerals) • nothing added or removed

Gathering Place Trading’s Antarctic Pure Sea Salt is salt as nature intended it to be — pure ocean brine minus the liquid, with no heat processing, no extraction of minerals, and no refining or processing in any way.

Antarctic Pure Sea Salt is created when Antarctic waters are carried up the west coast of Africa by the Benguela current. This ice cold water passes through an underground aquifer and is then pumped into drying pans. The intense African sun and Atlantic winds help to sun and wind dry the salt. Every three days the pure Antarctic sea salt is hand harvested from the pans, with special scoops, to retain its perfect crystal formation. The salt crystals are then hand-sifted and weighed.

Research proves that humans need whole, clean ocean salt. Antarctic Pure Sea Salt contains 82 trace minerals and essential macronutrients that our bodies need for optimum functioning. Click here for more information


Antarctic Pure Sea Salt x 3

Antarctic Pure Sea Salt is available in functional, elegant grinder bottles that are re-fillable and will last for years of daily use. Each refill has a convenient zip lock and will replenish your grinder three times.

To purchase Antarctic Pure Sea Salt, click here

  • “We love your kelp and sea salt. It’s great to know that we are putting something so good into our bodies – and with all the benefits of kelp, too! When the grinder is empty, we simply refill. Quick, easy, fun to use, and healthy! Thank you Gathering Place!”
    — Leigh and Paul, Ontario
  • “The salt and pepper grinder is always on hand — whether preparing meat or fish for the barbecue or on veggies at the table. We would be lost without it!”
    — Arlene, Manitoba
To learn more, go to: www.gatheringplacetrading.com

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Raw • Sprouted • Gluten-Free • Vegan • Organic • Non-GMO • Local • Handmade • Low Glycemic

Pure Plant Power – from a Family Farm
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Now in five fabulous flavours! 


Okanagan Rawsome Beet Crisps

Onion-Herb Beet Crisps

Onion-Herb Beet Crisps • See how they are made!

Onion-Herb BEET CRISPS are packed with local organic beets, carrots and onions combined with sprouted seeds and a yummy blend of spices.

  • LOCAL Organic Veggies
  • 99% ORGANIC Ingredients

Onion-Herb Beet Crisps are delicious with your favourite cheese, hummus, or pesto. Make an open-faced sandwich using a Beet Crisp as a base!

  • INGREDIENTS: *ground flaxseeds, *carrots, *sprouted buckwheat, *sprouted sunflower seeds, *beets *zucchini, *sprouted lentils, *onions, onion powder, oregano, garlic powder, *sea salt, cumin (*organic)

A source of pure plant energy, these living whole food snacks are low-glycemic, promote weight loss, reduce inflammation. Loaded with organic ingredients and local produce, Okanagan Rawsome is real food that nourishes your body – and soul! 

  • Find Okanagan Rawsome at retailers in Victoria and across Vancouver Island!
  • Purchase Okanagan Rawsome online and save! Free shipping within Canada for orders over $80. Free Shipping in the US for orders over $160.

carrot-crisps

Spicy Chia-Hemp Carrot Crisps

Spicy Chia-Hemp Carrot Crisps • See how they are made!

Spicy Chia-Hemp CARROT CRISPS are spicy snacks made with locally grown carrots & zucchini, chia, hemp, and sprouted lentils to enhance nutrient bioavailability. The carrots provide a high-source of Vitamin A.

  • LOCAL Organic Veggies
  • 96% ORGANIC Ingredients

Chia-Hemp Carrot Crisps are delicious with your favorite cheese, hummus, and/or a slice of avocado. Make an open faced sandwich using a Carrot Crisp as a base!

  • INGREDIENTS: *carrots, *ground flax seeds, *sprouted buckwheat, *zucchini, *sprouted lentils, hemp hearts, *chia seeds, *sea salt, cumin, cayenne, onion powder, oregano, garlic powder (*organic)

How Carrot Crisps are Made


Flax Sesame Apple Crisps

Flax Sesame Apple Crisps

Flax Sesame Apple Crisps

Flax Sesame APPLE CRISPS  light, flavour-packed zesty treat made with oranges and lemons. We grind whole flax seeds to preserve valuable Omega-3 fats. Dehydration happens at low temperatures, protecting valuable living enzymes!

  • LOCAL Organic Apples
  • 96% ORGANIC Ingredients

Delicious with a seed or nut butter. Visit the recipe section of our website for other suggested pairings and rawsome recipes!

  • INGREDIENTS: *apples, *coconut, *ground flax seeds, *sesame seeds, *dates, hemp hearts, *oranges, *lemon juice, cinnamon, ground ginger, *sea salt (*organic)

How Apple Crisps Are Made


 Okanagan Rawsome Choc-Ginger

Chocolate Ginger Apple Crisps

Chocolate Ginger Apple Crisps

Chocolate Ginger APPLE CRISPS offer dark chocolate-coconut decadence in a delicious mixture of organic Okanagan apples, ginger, sprouted seeds, sprouted buckwheat, and dates. 

  • LOCAL Organic Produce
  • 90% ORGANIC Ingredients

Choc-Ginger Apple Crisps are delicious on their own or with a serving of ice cream made with frozen bananas & vegan chocolate pudding.

  • INGREDIENTS: *apples, *sprouted buckwheat, *ground flax, *dates, *sprouted sunflower seeds, *sprouted pumpkin seeds, ginger slices, dark chocolate (cocao, sugar, non-GMO soya lecithin, vanilla flavour), *coconut, ground ginger, *lemon juice, cinnamon, *sea salt (*organic)
  • Available in convenient single-sized portions.

 Cran Raisin Apple CrispsCranberry Raisin Apple Crisps

Cran-Raisin APPLE CRISPS combine sprouted buckwheat with delicious organic cranberries, raisins, and organic Okanagan apples to create a naturally sweet and filling snack. 

  • LOCAL Organic Apples
  • 99% ORGANIC Ingredients

Crumble a few pieces of Cran-Raisin Apple Crisps onto plain yogurt or sprinkle some on top of your morning cereal to add live enzymes and easy to digest protein to kick start your day!

  • INGREDIENTS: *apples, *sprouted buckwheat, *ground flax, *dates, *sprouted sunflower seeds, *sprouted pumpkin seeds, *raisins, *cranberries, cinnamon, ground ginger, *orange zest, *sea salt (*organic)

Available in convenient single-sized portions.


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Find Okanagan Rawsome at retailers in Victoria and across Vancouver Island!

Purchase Okanagan Rawsome online and save!

  • Free shipping within Canada for orders over $80.
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