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The Soap Tribune, Issue #188--farmers market in 1 week
March 23, 2023

Spring Deep Cleaning

There's something cleansing about Spring house cleaning. The sun changes, the air smells fresh, the plants start to grow, the chickens want to sit on and hatch babies, everyone is starting seeds and ready to dig in the garden.

How to deep clean the house using natural cleaning methods. Click the link below

Instant Liquid Soap


Ithaca Farmers Market

We are on our 3rd year of eating almost exclusively a local diet, including food we preserved, and it's amazing. You should try it. Just for fun. wanted to try it too see what it was like and if we could do it. Some things simply do not grow where we live, like rice or olive oil.

Bring a joke for Andy for April Fools Day. He will LOVE it!

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

The Ithaca Farmers Market moves back outside at Steamboat Landing on April 1st.

Opening Day hours 9-3pm. Visit us in booth 6.

Yes, this is April Fools Day, but it is really the opening day back at the pavilion.

Click the link below for the hours, which can be a bit confusing.

There are 1 more week of the Winter Market at The Triphammer Mall. 10:30-2pm


What is Castile Soap

What is good Castile hand soap? It is a vegetable soap (aka Castile soap) made from an oil and lye solution, specially formulated to be sudsy and gentle, while killing germs.


How to exfoliate your skin

What does exfoliation mean? Exfoliation is the action of removing dead skin cells and dirt build up on the skin's surface, thereby promoting new skin cell growth. New skin cell growth deep cleans the skin.


Ithaca Soap

Beard and Body Soap

In the case of natural beard soap, your beard and body soap can be the same.

Beards are exposed to more than just the elements. Air, dust, perfumes, indoor and outdoor fumes from cooking, car exhaust, HVAC systems, cleaning solutions, camp fires, and smells of all kinds love to stick to hair and sink in. Unlike the hair on your head, beards are also subject to everything you eat, drink and smoke (if you do such a thing).

Click the link to read more

Leave a sudsy review and receive a 25% off coupon


Ithaca Soap Bars

Small Biz Rocks

Support local businesses wherever you go. Choose them first, if you have the opportunity.

Have you ever been to the Lexington Coop on Elmwood in Buffalo? If not, you should check it out. A beautiful neighborhood for a stroll with a friend, and a great locally owned grocery. LiXTiK is always right by the checkout.

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.


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 them. 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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