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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#260: Salty Texas: Grand Saline

30 minutes

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Salt is one of the most important minerals on earth. We need it in our bodies to survive, and it helps make food taste good. Throughout history, salt has been a source of status, conflict, and and wealth that drives commerce. Texas is fortunate enough to have major deposits of pure salt that have made it one of the largest suppliers in the United States of this precious commodity. Today we’re focusing on one of the most prominent suppliers of salt in the world, Grand Saline.

Before we begin… What’s the saltiest thing you’ve ever had in Texas?

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