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The Soap Tribune, Issue #119--It's strawberry season
June 11, 2022
It's strawberry Season!There's so much going on in Ithaca this weekend, but you have to make time to get to the Ithaca Farmers Market because it's strawberry season.
You may be able to get strawberries in a plastic clamshell box at the grocery store. They may even say the word "organic" on the label. But there's absolutely no comparison to fresh picked, local, organic strawberries.
Be selective. Every farmer is different and they grow different varieties. Get strawberries from a few different farmers and conduct a taste test. Some are bigger and juicier, while others are smaller and sweeter. Yummy! alone or in your breakfast cereal or with some yogurt. I'm going to make some jam, and maybe a few ice pops.
Remember to visit us in booth 6.
Summer cleaningSummer is a time for getting out and about, seeing everyone in public places that you didn't frequent during the Winter.
Summer cleaning expands outside the house, if you live in the Northeast US. Especially if you live in the country.
Laundry gets hung on the laundry line, washed hair brushes dry on the picnic table, vegetables get washed in the garden, the grill gets cleaned after every cookout and the cat litter boxes get washed outside.
Kitty litter cleaning can involve a lot of single use plastic garbage that is unnecessary. If you make a few adjustments to your cleaning routines, you can eliminate all of that garbage and still maintain a clean litter box that your cats will actually use.
Lemongrass Instant Liquid SoapAndy's been hard at work in the soap factory and Lemongrass Instant Liquid Soap is all stocked up. You can get some at the link below.
I also made a short video showing you haw easy it is to dilute the soap right in the bag!
30% off Waterless Hand SoapWe are sold out of the 2 oz. Waterless Hand Soap. There are still a few 8 oz. and 16 oz.
Wash your hands with soap and water anywhere, especially when you are not near running water.
30% off while supplies last
Save your bottles to make refills
If you are planning on going to Ithaca Festival, stop in at the Ithaca Farmers Market and get a free 2 oz. Waterless Hand Soap with every $20.00 purchase. (there are too few left to list on the website, sorry) 1st come 1st serve.
You must Ask Andy to give you one, while supplies last.
It's always nice to be able to wash your hands when you're at a festival.
Small business rocks!On your way up to Woodstock and Menla Mountain Retreat, make sure you stop in at the Todd Hill rest Area on the Taconic Parkway. It's a beautiful drive. They just got a delivery of soap and lip balm!
Menla Mountain Retreat is a great escape to the Catskill Mountains. Plus, all of the soap throughout the whole retreat is our Instant Liquid Soap. Take a break from your busy life, get a massage, eat the local food that they grow. It's a beautiful place. If you need a little excitement you can go to Woodstock, which is the next town.
Ithaca Farmers MarketYou can always find us at The Ithaca Farmers Market in Booth 6
Ithaca farmers Market hours:
Saturday's Hours: from 9-3 the 1st Sat. in April through Oct. Sunday's Hours: 10-3pm. May through the last Sunday in Oct.
November's Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10-2pm
December's Hours: Saturdays 10-2 til Dec. 17th (the Rutabaga Curl)
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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