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

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

Vermont Soap Takes the Pledge

Vermont Soap CEO Larry Plesent signs a Voluntary Sworn Statement that Vermont Soap’s products are not made or co-mingled with genetically modified materials. Sue Hoxie (President, Addison County Chamber of Commerce) and Vermont Soap Legal Counsel Michael Polletta look on. … Continued