Vermont Soap

Vermont Soap will be at the Bounty of Vermont Day!

July 11, 2017

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Happy Fourth of July!

June 27, 2017

The Vermont Soap Discount Factory Outlet and Soap Museum at 616 Exchange Street, Middlebury, VT will be closed July 3rd and 4th for the holiday weekend. We will be open Saturday July 1st from 10-2. (Closing two hours early). Special deals at our outlet this month include $35 gallons, ½ price arnica salve and ½…

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The Scientific Method

June 16, 2017

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 he is absolutely correct. Generally speaking, scientific method consists first of observation and measurement. This…

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What’s the difference between Shower Gel, Castile Liquid Soap and Baby Wash?

June 9, 2017

I would like to know what difference between Shower Gels, Castile Liquid Soaps and Baby Wash are. I saw Organic Guar Gum in Shower Gels and baby wash, Is this ingredient safe? I am looking for something gentle. I tried other Castile Soap and it dried my skin. Not sure if I need to add…

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How to Spot Organic Fraud

May 19, 2017

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 contact information). This might sound obvious, but there are many products out there (especially on…

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Vermont Soap and the Town of Hardwick Team up to Attempt a Soapy World’s Record

May 4, 2017

HARDWICK, VT  May 2017  (For Immediate Release) The Vermont Soap Company, Hardwick residents and local nonprofits will attempt to break the World Record for the number of people simultaneously hand washing dishes this month on May 27’th. Everyone is welcome to come and be part of putting Hardwick, VT and Vermont Soap on the world…

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Discount Factory Outlet and Soap Museum Closed 5/6/17

April 27, 2017

The Vermont Soap Discount Factory Outlet and Soap Museum is closed this Saturday, May 6, 2017 We will re-open as usual on the following Tuesday at 10am. Sorry for any inconvenience!

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Monsanto Tribunal

April 24, 2017

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 and genetically modified organisms; and instead encourage the use of modern organic agricultural techniques to…

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Everybody wants to be “green”, but what does it mean?

April 14, 2017

Everybody wants to be Green. But what does it mean? For some, natural is about atoms and molecules. Where did those atoms come from? What was their last incarnation? Carbon for example is an element and as such lasts basically forever, endlessly changing form. Do you support plant based carbon (“new” carbon) or petrochemical (“old”…

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Vermont Soap Commits to Public Television

March 27, 2017

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 want to curl up with a good book anyway. Thank goodness we have Public Television.…

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