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The Soap Tribune, Issue #203--Plant 1 tomato plant
May 20, 2023

Farmers Market

I have been saving seeds for quite a long time now. This year I will be selling some of my seeds that can be direct planted right now throughout the Summer at the Ithaca Plant Sale this Friday, tomorrow at Ithaca Farmers Market in our regular booth 6.

If you can't make it to the plant sale, Andy will be bringing my seeds to Ithaca Farmers Market. I have tested my seeds and am pleasantly surprised at how well they do.

Ithaca Farmers Market hours through Oct. 29, 2023, at Steamboat Landing are:

Saturdays 9-3pm Sundays 10-3pm

We are developing a nice egg following. We do not bring a whole lot of eggs to the market and we sold out last week!

What's in season in Early April in Central NYS? Click the link below to find out.

Know your farmers. Eat the food grown where you are.

Click the link below for more news and what fun events we will be at

See you there! If you can't make it, order online. Take advantage of our coupons. Read below.


Small Biz Rocks

It's graduation time around the US. Colleges and public school ceremonies and parties are commencing through June.

Support local businesses during your travels. Choose them first, if you have the opportunity. Small business is the backbone of any society.

Instant Liquid Soap is now at Bear Minimum Goods in Nyack, NY Scrappy's Workshop in Owego, NY

Our retailers are great places to go! Check out The Nest Egg Woodstock, NY P and C Fresh Ithaca, NY The Crooked Closet Owen, WI Lexington Real Foods Buffalo, NY Greenstar Coop Ithaca, NY

Check out our list of retail places to go and visit a new place. Stay at one of the B and B's that use our soap in their bathrooms.


Time to plant your garden

If you haven't already started your garden, it's not too late. You can pick up seedlings at your local farmers market or farm and garden supply store, and get those soon to be groceries, in the ground. Nothing is more gratifying, than picking the freshest food available right outside your kitchen.

I wear gloves when I garden. When I plant seeds, I take the gloves off and my hands may actually get dirty. I always wash my hands when I go back in the house before I do anything inside.

Our Tough Guy pumice soap is a great gardener's soap. It gently scrubs your hands, leaving them soft and clean after the work of planting your garden.

Tough Guy

Ithaca Soap

Coupons are always available for you

You can get a 25% off coupon when you write a review for a product you've purchased. The review e mail should arrive 2 weeks after your purchase. Check your e mail for the link.

All of the review, add your story, and comment submission coupons are different, so you can collect quite a few of these coupons. They do not have expiration dates and you will receive a coupon with each of the story posts.


Since shipping is out of our hands, I have adjusted our free shipping offer to keep up with the changing times.

Because you are Soap Tribune Subscribers, you have a free shipping coupon for orders of $75.00 or more.

Simply copy and paste the coupon code in the shopping cart. This is the code "freeshippingtribune"

I apologize for this extra step in the checkout process.

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