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Princeton Farmers’ Market with The Tribe!

Open til 2! Get you home grown food here and listen to an awesome musician!




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Luck is Here!

Have my Good Luck rub off on you! I was born on St. Patrick’s Day!

Come see me and get your soap- #CanalDistrictFarmersMarket

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Red River Farm Agricultural Day

Elzire’s Acre Goat Milk Soap has a table set up for Red River Farm’s Agricultural Day!

Get your soap along with your meat, eggs, honey, Maple Syrup and Jams!

175 East Main St

West Brookfield, MA

10 AM – 2 PM (store stays open until 4 PM)

And Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Beautiful day for a farmers market!

Roads are clear skies clear and were warm inside! #canaldistrictfarmersmarket

Come on down!

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We are here! Canal District Farmers Market

And it’s a beautiful day! Nice and warm the parking lot is very passible and it just feels like spring time! Feel it more come buy from farmers.




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Making soap, come on in! Video tour!

Everybody always asks us about our process and what we do? Do we really make it? It’s so much fun to explain it to them but sometimes a picture is worth 1000 words and well video probably 2000 words! So here you go welcome to our soap room.  Make sure you come back and watch the rest of the tour!

Walk through the beginnings- click Started at 10am….

That’s a lot of goat milk for one batch!! Thanks to Maddie and Amelia!

This is what it looks like adding lye to that frozen milk- Click here

And once that is blended, and then strained into the pot that has our base oils, we stick blend it to trace. You can watch the process as I do it, Click here

As the soap cooks on “keep warm” in the pot, we are watching for the “gel phase”. It is when the solid mass turns to a darker gel like look. I just let it keep cooking until the whole pot is that gel like consistency.

You can see a short clip Click here.

Once the soap has come to complete gel, the lye has completed its job and we now have soap! This is the point that we shut off the heat and start the cool down phase- and we add the super fats and any other additives, this day the different recipes called for Matcha tea powder, organic ground oats and Manuka Honey.

You can watch us do this by Clicking here.

Here is the super fats and Matcha tea mixture I will be adding to the Green Tealighful soap-

And the Manuka Honey, ground organic oats and super fats for Forever Grateful

Here we have prepared where we will add the essential oils then put into molds. We have been wearing those goggles during the Entire process!!!

Here is some soap porn to watch- Watch here

And Finally! In the mold it goes- see it happen Here!

Some much appreciated help…

Last batch of the day! Wouldn’t you know, it’s Forever Grateful. To see it here you’d never think it would turn into such a beautiful soap!

Still have to refill our ice cube trays with soap for the next 7 batches!

And put all the essential oils used today back in the fridge!

Thanks for checking out our soap making day. Finished just around 8:10pm.

Will be up early cutting soap before our morning hike!

So you can check out the soaps we made today, we’ve listed them below!

Forever Grateful

Woman of Wisdom

And a Hug

Wild Thing

Moon Locks

Green Tealightful

Ancient Forest




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Forever Grateful

Making seven batches of soap today, and I’m just measuring out the additives for Forever Grateful. The base recipe for this soap is Extra virgin olive oil, castor oil and jojoba (all organic). Mixing the additives for addition after the actual soap is made is, Manuka Honey, organic oats, organic coldpressed carrot seed oil, more organic jojoba oil, organic almond oil, and a whole bunch of ostrich oil. And using half a jar of Manuka honey is just pure luxury!

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At Roots Natural Foods restocking

So, the gentleman that comes down from New Hampshire to wipe out Roots and the living earth- Roots is ready for you!!

Somebody purchased two while we were restocking!

100 Crawford St Leominster



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We are here! 9-noon


Just opened and people are swarming in! We have Boswellia Sacred Blue Green body butter (super rare sacra resin) and Boswellia Royal Sacred Green Goat Milk Soap- another high end Frankincense resin.

And a yummy breakfast from the vendors here!!

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Frankincense or Boswellia or Both? What? < ;

Frankincense is just a wonderful addition to your healthy lifestyle!

Lots of info out there, click on the links below to get you started.

Boswellia is a genus of trees in the order Sapindales, known for their fragrant resin which has many pharmacological uses, particularly as anti-inflammatories. The Biblical incense frankincense was an extract from the resin of the tree Boswellia sacra, and is now produced also from B. frereana.

There are four main species of Boswellia which produce true frankincense. B. sacra (synonyms B. carteri and B. bhaw-dajiana), B. frereana, B. papyrifera, and B. serrata, and each type of resin is available in various grades. The grades depend on the time of harvesting, and the resin is hand sorted for quality.

The English word frankincense is derived from the Old French expression franc encens meaning high-quality incense. The word franc in Old French meant noble or pure.

Frankincense is tapped from the scraggy but hardy trees by slashing the bark, which is called striping, and allowing the exuded resin to bleed out and harden. These hardened resins are called tears. There are several species and varieties of frankincense trees, each producing a slightly different type of resin. Differences in soil and climate create even more diversity of the resin, even within the same species.  The trees start producing resin when they are about eight to 10 years old. Tapping is done two to three times a year with the final taps producing the best tears due to their higher aromatic terpene, sesquiterpene and diterpene content. Generally speaking, the more opaque resins are the best quality.

We use two different types of essential oil, Boswellia carterii (from Somalia) and Boswellia serrata (from India).  We use different grades of Boswellia Sacra resins (which we label) and Boswellia carterii resin.  Oftentimes the carterii is grouped under the sacra nomenclature, but it has been found that they are quite distinct from each other.  Young Living, in their research, explains it here. And also here at PubMed

Here are some links to get you started on the exciting journey of Frankincense

Please keep in mind two things here, 1)this is just for informational purposes only.  Do your own research.  This is just a starting point.   And 2) Much of this info is about ingesting. Please don’t eat our soaps or any of our products.  Our soaps are just excellent cleansers, not meant to treat any conditions, and we are not diagnosing any conditions.  The butters and oils are for dry or skin needing extra oils for moisture or conditioning.

Improvement of elasticity, a decrease of sebum excretion, and a suggesting a reshaping of dermal tissue. (why I LOVE my Boswellia butters!)

Boswellia and photoaging of skin.

Topical use article at PubMed for use during radiation for skin damage for mammary carcinoma.

Antimicrobial effects of boswellia on skin infections.

Antimicrobial use for Inhibition of Acne, eczema, MRSA  with Boswellia

Use for pain and inflammation article at PubMed.

Dr. Mercola, in his info on Boswellia, focuses on the serrata, here.  He gets into the different uses of this, mostly ingesting, but some topical info.

Prostate cancer study here.

Brain function here  because of anti-inflammatory

Wiki info

Article about reversal of the multi drug resistance of human carcinoma cells with boswellia here.

Case of Boswellia sacra on invasive urothelial cell carcinoma.

Cytotoxic and antitumor properties article at PubMed.

Anti cancer analysis of boswellia

Lovely Frankincense… click below to check out our different products with Frankincense…