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    Celebrating our 8th birthday with 8 of our best-selling products

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    By Erin Forget

    Every year when the anniversary of our first store opening rolls around the staff can’t help but feel nostalgic and reminisce about how far we’ve come. Like recalling minutes from opening the doors at our Pinecrest store in 2012, crew were scrambling to screw the hinges on our change room doors. And months before staff and their mother’s, brother’s, sister’s, children and friends were recruited to help sticker products. (There was a lot of product to fill an ambitious 15,000 sq/ft store!) I always joke that we should have called TLC to pitch a show idea for a behind the scenes look at the craziness of opening a brand-new retail store.  

    And we wouldn’t be here without you, our guests! Some who have shopped with us since day one and all the new friendly faces who have supported us along the way - to you, our deepest gratitude. It would be an understatement to say the past eight months alone didn’t throw us a few curve balls, but we’re extremely grateful to be part of a community that is equally as passionate about healthy, eco-friendly products and supporting locally made and Canadian brands. At terra20, are hearts are full, and we would like to express how thankful we are to be part of the Ottawa community.  

    We thought it would be fun to help celebrate our 8th birthday by sharing our top-selling eight products with you! Maybe you’ve tried them or maybe you didn’t even know some of these items existed. Check out these products below, our top eight most purchased products chosen by you, our guests!  

    Every year when the anniversary of our first store opening rolls around the staff can’t help but feel nostalgic and reminisce about how far we’ve come. Like recalling minutes from opening the doors at our Pinecrest store in 2012, crew were scrambling to screw the hinges on our change room doors, and months before everybody and their mother’s, brother’s, sister’s, children and friends were recruited to help sticker products with the appropriate tags. (There was a lot of product to fill an ambitious 15,000 sq/ft store!) I always joke that we should have called TLC to pitch a show idea for a behind the scenes look at the craziness of opening a brand-new retail store.  

    And we wouldn’t be here without you, our guests. Some who have shopped with us since day one and all the new friendly faces who have supported us along the way - to you, our deepest gratitude. It would be an understatement to say the past eight months alone didn’t throw us a few curve balls, but we’re extremely grateful to be part of a community that is equally as passionate about healthy, eco-friendly products and supporting locally made and Canadian brands. At terra20, are hearts are full, and we would like to express how thankful we are to be part of the Ottawa community.  

    We thought it would be fun to help celebrate our 8th birthday by sharing our top-selling eight products with you! Maybe you’ve tried them or maybe you didn’t even know some of these items existed. Check out these products below, our top eight most purchased products chosen by you, our guests!  

    Every year when the anniversary of our first store opening rolls around the staff can’t help but feel nostalgic and reminisce about how far we’ve come. Like recalling minutes from opening the doors at our Pinecrest store in 2012, crew were scrambling to screw the hinges on our change room doors, and months before everybody and their mother’s, brother’s, sister’s, children and friends were recruited to help sticker products with the appropriate tags. (There was a lot of product to fill an ambitious 15,000 sq/ft store!) I always joke that we should have called TLC to pitch a show idea for a behind the scenes look at the craziness of opening a brand-new retail store.  

    And we wouldn’t be here without you, our guests. Some who have shopped with us since day one and all the new friendly faces who have supported us along the way - to you, our deepest gratitude. It would be an understatement to say the past eight months alone didn’t throw us a few curve balls, but we’re extremely grateful to be part of a community that is equally as passionate about healthy, eco-friendly products and supporting locally made and Canadian brands. At terra20, are hearts are full, and we would like to express how thankful we are to be part of the Ottawa community.  

    We thought it would be fun to help celebrate our 8th birthday by sharing our top-selling eight products with you! Maybe you’ve tried them or maybe you didn’t even know some of these items existed. Check out these products below, our top eight most purchased products chosen by you, our guests!  

    8. Cool Earth Face Masks

    Why you need to try it: Face masks are a new product for us this year, and with so many options available it’s nice to have a few on hand. Made from antibacterial, stretchy fabric, the odor resistant, and breathable mask has become a customer favourite. Available in three sizes and a variety of colours, at $11.99 it’s easy to pick up more than one to keep on hand.  

    What people are saying: "This mask is super comfortable and it's so soft against my skin. It's my favourite face mask I've tried."

    Cool Earth Face Mask - Medium ($11.99)

    8. Cool Earth Face Masks

    Why you need to try it: Face masks are a new product for us this year, and with so many options available it’s nice to have a few on hand. Made from antibacterial, stretchy fabric, the odor resistant, and breathable mask has become a customer favourite. Available in three sizes and a variety of colours, at $11.99 it’s easy to pick up more than one to keep on hand.  

    What people are saying: "This mask is super comfortable and it's so soft against my skin. It's my favourite face mask I've tried."

    Cool Earth Face Mask - Medium ($11.99)

    8. Cool Earth Face Masks

    Why you need to try it: Face masks are a new product for us this year, and with so many options available it’s nice to have a few on hand. Made from antibacterial, stretchy fabric, the odor resistant, and breathable mask has become a customer favourite. Available in three sizes and a variety of colours, at $11.99 it’s easy to pick up more than one to keep on hand.  

    What people are saying: "This mask is super comfortable and it's so soft against my skin. It's my favourite face mask I've tried."

    Cool Earth Face Mask - Medium ($11.99)

    7. Dr. Bronner's Hand Sanitizer

    Why you need to try it: Containing 62% alcohol, and offering a light peppermint scent, the Dr. Bronner’s Hand Sanitizer Spray leaves hands feeling soft and never sticky, while protecting you after touching commonly touched surfaces. The convenient size makes this a great product to keep in your bag, car, purse or anywhere you are where there is no access to water and soap to wash your hands.   

    What people are saying: “I love the compact size and the peppermint scent is so nice!” 

    Dr. Bronner's Hand Sanitizer Spray ($6.98)

    7. Dr. Bronner's Hand Sanitizer

    Why you need to try it: Containing 62% alcohol, and offering a light peppermint scent, the Dr. Bronner’s Hand Sanitizer Spray leaves hands feeling soft and never sticky, while protecting you after touching commonly touched surfaces. The convenient size makes this a great product to keep in your bag, car, purse or anywhere you are where there is no access to water and soap to wash your hands.  

    What people are saying: “I love the compact size and the peppermint scent is so nice!”

    Dr. Bronner's Hand Sanitizer Spray ($6.98)

    6. Abeego Assorted Beeswax Wraps 

    Why you need to try it: If you’re trying beeswax wrap for the first time you can’t go wrong with the assorted size pack to explore what sizes you might use the most. Eliminate the need for wasteful saran wrap. Every little of waste saved helps. The Abeego beeswax is excellent for keeping that half of avocado fresh in the fridge or coving a plate of last night’s left overs.  

    What people are saying: “This product is fantastic! Keeps my fruit and veggies crisp and fresh.” 

    Assorted Beeswax Food Wrap 3pk ($17.99)

    Fluid Coffee

    You can never go wrong with coffee, right? The recommendation from Jess, our inventory analyst, is Fluid Coffee. Now, Fluid Coffee isn’t your conventional java bean; their beans are roasted using the power of the sun. That’s right - they’re solar roasted!

    “Hand roasted in small batches, the owners of this roastery have lived off the electrical grid for the past 25 years and even deliver their coffee to retailers in their electric car!” Jess exclaimed. We can’t forget to mention Fluid Coffee is one of our local brands located outside of Ottawa in Clayton, ON.

    Fluid Coffee ($15.99)

    6. Abeego Assorted Beeswax Wraps 

    Why you need to try it: If you’re trying beeswax wrap for the first time you can’t go wrong with the assorted size pack to explore what sizes you might use the most. Eliminate the need for wasteful saran wrap. Every little of waste saved helps. The Abeego beeswax is excellent for keeping that half of avocado fresh in the fridge or coving a plate of last night’s left overs.  

    What people are saying: “This product is fantastic! Keeps my fruit and veggies crisp and fresh.”

    Assorted Beeswax Food Wrap 3pk ($17.99)

    5. The Soap Works Aloe Vera Vitamin E Soap Bar

    Why you need to try it: Our best-selling bar soap, made from pure castile soap that is lightly scented. Aloe vera and vitamin E added to heal and soothe skin, this soap will not dry out your skin. If you’re looking to transition from conventional bar soap, The Soap Works bars are the perfect place to start.  

    What people are saying: I like the bright colour, the size, the way it glides and lathers. Amazing value!” 

    Aloe Vera Vitamin E Soap Bar ($1.99)

    5. The Soap Works Aloe Vera Vitamin E Soap Bar

    Why you need to try it: Our best-selling bar soap, made from pure castile soap that is lightly scented. Aloe vera and vitamin E added to heal and soothe skin, this soap will not dry out your skin. If you’re looking to transition from conventional bar soap, The Soap Works bars are the perfect place to start.  

    What people are saying: “I like the bright colour, the size, the way it glides and lathers. Amazing value!”

    Aloe Vera Vitamin E Soap Bar ($1.99)

    4. Buncha Farmers Stain Stick

    Why you need to try it: This stain stick will change your life, well at least when it comes to getting stains out of clothes. This natural stain remover can get out grass, red wine, ketchup, blood, grease, underarm stains and so much more. You need to try it to believe it. 

    What people are saying: “I’ve used Buncha Farmers for years, discovered it while cloth diapering. It works great for everything else. This one has a slight scent to it, very subtle for someone who's used to unscented products.” 

    Stain Remover Stick ($3.99)

    4. Buncha Farmers Stain Stick

    Why you need to try it: This stain stick will change your life, well at least when it comes to getting stains out of clothes. This natural stain remover can get out grass, red wine, ketchup, blood, grease, underarm stains and so much more. You need to try it to believe it.

    What people are saying: “I’ve used Buncha Farmers for years, discovered it while cloth diapering. It works great for everything else. This one has a slight scent to it, very subtle for someone who's used to unscented products.”

    Stain Remover Stick ($3.99)

    7. Dr. Bronner's Hand Sanitizer

    Why you need to try it: Containing 62% alcohol, and offering a light peppermint scent, the Dr. Bronner’s Hand Sanitizer Spray leaves hands feeling soft and never sticky, while protecting you after touching commonly touched surfaces. The convenient size makes this a great product to keep in your bag, car, purse or anywhere you are where there is no access to water and soap to wash your hands.   

    What people are saying: “I love the compact size and the peppermint scent is so nice!” 

    Dr. Bronner's Hand Sanitizer Spray ($6.98)

    6. Abeego Assorted Beeswax Wraps 

    Why you need to try it: If you’re trying beeswax wrap for the first time you can’t go wrong with the assorted size pack to explore what sizes you might use the most. Eliminate the need for wasteful saran wrap. Every little of waste saved helps. The Abeego beeswax is excellent for keeping that half of avocado fresh in the fridge or coving a plate of last night’s left overs.  

    What people are saying: “This product is fantastic! Keeps my fruit and veggies crisp and fresh.” 

    Assorted Beeswax Food Wrap 3pk ($17.99)

    5. The Soap Works Aloe Vera Vitamin E Soap Bar

    Why you need to try it: Our best-selling bar soap, made from pure castile soap that is lightly scented. Aloe vera and vitamin E added to heal and soothe skin, this soap will not dry out your skin. If you’re looking to transition from conventional bar soap, The Soap Works bars are the perfect place to start.  

    What people are saying: I like the bright colour, the size, the way it glides and lathers. Amazing value!” 

    Aloe Vera Vitamin E Soap Bar ($1.99)

    4. Buncha Farmers Stain Stick

    Why you need to try it: This stain stick will change your life, well at least when it comes to getting stains out of clothes. This natural stain remover can get out grass, red wine, ketchup, blood, grease, underarm stains and so much more. You need to try it to believe it. 

    What people are saying: “I’ve used Buncha Farmers for years, discovered it while cloth diapering. It works great for everything else. This one has a slight scent to it, very subtle for someone who's used to unscented products.” 

    Stain Remover Stick ($3.99)

    3. H2Only Cleaning Cloth

    Why you need to try it: The H2Only cloth will clean dirt and grim from glass, granite, stainless steel, windows and chrome with only water! It’s washable, reusable and one cloth can save many rolls of paper towel from ending up in landfills 

    What people are saying: “WOW AMAZING best product I have ever used for cleaning windows, mirrors and bathroom fixtures...and dog nose prints. I always keep a supply on hand ready to go. I have told every friend and family member about them.” 

    H2Only Cleaning Cloth ($4.99)

    2. terra20 Liquid Lavender Laundry

    Why you need to try it: It’s not surprising that our Lavender Liquid Laundry made it into our top eight products. This high efficiency laundry detergent is suitable for all wash types, is hypoallergenic and is made from plant & mineral based ingredients. Not to mention is refillable at all terra20 locations. Refilling one bottle over many years can save hundreds of bottles from the landfill.  

    What people are saying: I have been using this laundry detergent for the last few years. Love it as there are no fillers, additives and artificial scents. Does the job!” 

    Liquid Lavender Laundry 1L ($5.99)

    1. terra20 Liquid Dish Soap

    Why you need to try it:  Not only does this dish soap have the subtle scent of pomegranate, it works really well! It cuts through grease with easy, gentle on your skin (pH neutral) and is biodegradable, but the best part? It’s refillable at all terra20 locations and over the past eight years has diverted thousands of bottles from the landfill. 

    What people are saying:Love it!! This dish soap smells so good and I love how natural it is. Soap tends to kill my hands!”

    Dishwashing Liquid ($5.99)

    3. H2Only Cleaning Cloth

    Why you need to try it: The H2Only cloth will clean dirt and grim from glass, granite, stainless steel, windows and chrome with only water! It’s washable, reusable and one cloth can save many rolls of paper towel from ending up in landfills 

    What people are saying: “WOW AMAZING best product I have ever used for cleaning windows, mirrors and bathroom fixtures...and dog nose prints. I always keep a supply on hand ready to go. I have told every friend and family member about them.” 

    H2Only Cleaning Cloth ($4.99)

    2. terra20 Liquid Lavender Laundry

    Why you need to try it: It’s not surprising that our Lavender Liquid Laundry made it into our top eight products. This high efficiency laundry detergent is suitable for all wash types, is hypoallergenic and is made from plant & mineral based ingredients. Not to mention is refillable at all terra20 locations. Refilling one bottle over many years can save hundreds of bottles from the landfill.  

    What people are saying: I have been using this laundry detergent for the last few years. Love it as there are no fillers, additives and artificial scents. Does the job!” 

    Liquid Lavender Laundry 1L ($5.99)

    1. terra20 Liquid Dish Soap

    Why you need to try it:  Not only does this dish soap have the subtle scent of pomegranate, it works really well! It cuts through grease with easy, gentle on your skin (pH neutral) and is biodegradable, but the best part? It’s refillable at all terra20 locations and over the past eight years has diverted thousands of bottles from the landfill. 

    What people are saying:Love it!! This dish soap smells so good and I love how natural it is. Soap tends to kill my hands!”

    Dishwashing Liquid ($5.99)

    3. H2Only Cleaning Cloth

    Why you need to try it: The H2Only cloth will clean dirt and grim from glass, granite, stainless steel, windows and chrome with only water! It’s washable, reusable and one cloth can save many rolls of paper towel from ending up in landfills

    What people are saying: “WOW AMAZING best product I have ever used for cleaning windows, mirrors and bathroom fixtures...and dog nose prints. I always keep a supply on hand ready to go. I have told every friend and family member about them.”

    H2Only Cleaning Cloth ($4.99)

    2. terra20 Liquid Lavender Laundry

    Why you need to try it: It’s not surprising that our Lavender Liquid Laundry made it into our top eight products. This high efficiency laundry detergent is suitable for all wash types, is hypoallergenic and is made from plant & mineral based ingredients. Not to mention is refillable at all terra20 locations. Refilling one bottle over many years can save hundreds of bottles from the landfill.  

    What people are saying: “I have been using this laundry detergent for the last few years. Love it as there are no fillers, additives and artificial scents. Does the job!”

    Liquid Lavender Laundry 1L ($5.99)

    1. terra20 Liquid Dish Soap

    Why you need to try it:  Not only does this dish soap have the subtle scent of pomegranate, it works really well! It cuts through grease with easy, gentle on your skin (pH neutral) and is biodegradable, but the best part? It’s refillable at all terra20 locations and over the past eight years has diverted thousands of bottles from the landfill.

    What people are saying: “Love it!! This dish soap smells so good and I love how natural it is. Soap tends to kill my hands!”

    Dishwashing Liquid ($5.99)

    About the Author

    Erin Forget

    Erin is terra20's Marketing Coordinator. When she's not navigating the healthy living retail landscape she enjoys spending time in nature with her two dachshunds, archery, cultivating her vegetable garden and creative writing.

    About the Author

    Erin Forget

    Erin is terra20's Marketing Coordinator. When she's not navigating the healthy living retail landscape she enjoys spending time in nature with her two dachshunds, archery, cultivating her vegetable garden and creative writing.

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