Soapberries = light

Our role in the soapberry investigation project with a university in Honduras is so provide traceable samples. They specifically asked for soapberries from the department of Paraíso, which is over 200 miles from where we live. A friend offered to provide the collection point. A great help. When we talked by phone, he said he[…]



I met Maria while walking down a village street looking for Soapberry trees.  She was an elderly lady sitting outside her house enjoying the sunshine.  I don’t usually stop and visit with random strangers, but she looked like she would enjoy a conversation, so I greeted her and we chatted.  She was very sweet and[…]