4 Spots to Purchase Locally Made Soap
Stay clean with locally made products during COVID-19.
This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.
Many big box stores are completely out of cleaning and sanitary supplies, including hand soap. Check out these small businesses below and learn how you can purchase liquid and bar soap, plus other homemade personal care items.
Experience the soothing benefits of Legend’s Creek Farm personal care products made from high quality and organic ingredients. The farm offers a variety of goat milk soaps, lotions, body wash and body butter, as well as honey and herbal salves, too.
How to Shop: The farm is not open to the public, but you can shop online here.
The Details: 27 Mill Rd., Foster, 401-400-2889, legendscreekfarm.com.
Find natural handmade soaps, hand-poured wood wick candles, organic bath and body products and more at Newport Sea Foam Trading. Their newest section “Keeping it Clean to Beat COVID-19” introduces all purpose cleaners and hand sanitizers.
How to Shop: You can shop online with free shipping or go on Facebook to schedule an in-store appointment.
The Details: 415 Thames St., Newport, 401-847-0718, seafoamtradingco.com.
Twelve-year-old Rachyl Travis began her own soap business to do her part in helping out around the family farm. Now, Rachyl’s Goat Milk Soap is available at multiple farmer’s markets and online. Her products include bar soap, lip and body butter, beard oil and more.
How to Shop: The store is currently open for pick-up orders only. When shopping online, use code PICKUP at the checkout, or you can have your purchase shipped straight to your home.
The Details: 615 Rocky Hill Rd., North Scituate, 401-934-1589, travisfamilyfarm.com.
Newport’s own handcrafted bath and body brand, Shore Soap Co., uses a wide range of natural nutrient-packed products to create high quality and affordable personal care items. They offer bar and liquid soap, body lotion, fragrances, candles and hand sanitizer.
How to Shop: In-store shopping is limited to four people in the store at a time and all purchases are by card only; no cash is accepted at this time. You can also shop online.
The Details: 302 Thames St., Newport, 401-846-0305, shoresoapco.com.