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The Soap Tribune, Issue #187--farmers market in 2 weeks
March 16, 2023

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.


Ithaca Farmers Market

The Ithaca Farmers Market moves back to the pavilion at Steamboat Landing on April 1st. 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 2 more weeks of the Winter Market at The Triphammer Mall. 10:30-2pm


how to wash your hands

It sounds so simple. You wash your hands without thinking.

You wash your hands before and after certain tasks such as eating, cooking, brushing your teeth.

You also wash your hands after other tasks such as using the toilet, cleaning up after pets, changing a diaper, gardening, cleaning the bathroom.

Click the link below for more


Ithaca Soap

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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