Farm Soap Company is a labor of love for Renee Deal. After spending
seven years in the corporate world as an acclaimed athletic footwear
designer, she decided it was time to follow her heart and start
her own company. With a passion for handmade
soaps, and hobbyist experience making soap for family and
friends, starting a business dedicated to soaps was the clear
soaps Renee makes contain generous amounts of fresh goat milk.
To those familiar with skin care, the benefits of goat milk are
legendary. It has been used for centuries as a luxurious beauty
aid. The low pH level of goat milk is close to our skin's own
pH, making it a very gentle cleanser. The goat milk is combined
with nourishing olive, coconut, and palm oils to produce soap
with rich, creamy lather that is a necessary indulgence.
handles nearly every aspect of Deal Farm's business, including
making and packaging the soap, marketing, and even packing orders.
She says, "I love the excitement of running my own business.
Whether it's formulating a new variety of soap or learning about
international trade laws, there's always a new challenge."
About the only thing she doesn't handle is writing the software
for the company's website and database, which is taken care of
by her husband Roy, a software engineer.
a Massachusetts native, Renee loves living in the Bay State. "There's
so much to do and see in the area. I always look forward to hosting
out of town guests so I can act like a tourist with them."
is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design. She credits majoring
in Industrial Design with giving her the well-rounded background
to handle the product development, packaging and display design,
and marketing needed to run Deal Farm Soap Company