The Scientific Method

I have a longtime friend who identifies himself as a scientist. One of his favorite sayings goes like this: “Most people that think science is a body of facts. It’s not. Science is in reality a method of inquiry.” And … Continued

How to Spot Organic Fraud

How can you verify a product or company’s organic certification? By following these four steps: First, look for the USDA Organic Seal OR a “Made with Organic” statement on the front panel (coupled with a certifier statement below the company … Continued

For Sale: Used Bivans Carton Erector 54L

For sale is our used Bivans 54L Carton Erector. Semi-automatic cartoner Erects and closes one end Simplifies manual loading by placing cartons vertically Optional power conveyor attaches for an inline load area Speed range adjustable from 5 to 60cpm $6,500 … Continued

Monsanto Tribunal

Vermont Soap is a longtime advocate of a simple, natural and clean lifestyle which includes eating nutritious nontoxic food and using nontoxic, nonpetroleum based topical and cleaning products. For many reasons, we object to the continued spread of chemical agriculture … Continued

Vermont Soap Commits to Public Television

I freely admit to an anti-television bias. As a spreader of “broad and shallow” societal cohesion it has no peer. But frankly I get tired of cacophony of the whole TV thing. Visual and audial sensory overload just makes me … Continued

5 Great Uses of Castile Liquid Soap

Reusable Cleaning Wipes While we love the idea and the convenience of disinfecting wipes, we hate the waste and the chemicals used. That’s why we like to make our own! Here’s how: Mix 1 cup water and 1/8 cup (2 … Continued