Donna is an indigo grower and dyer located in Athens, Georgia. She has worked with various indigo varieties but is known mainly for working with a tropical indigofera variety that originated over 250 years ago.
Fibershed started as a personal project of Rebecca’s where she sought out a wardrobe that could be tracked within 150 miles of her location. And that personal project turned into a pioneering source for the progression towards a more sustainable equitable textile farming industry across the US.
Fibrevolution is a seed-to-seed producer of high quality organic bast fiber, yarn, and cloth born of regenerative processes, sustainable systems, carbon farming practices, regional manufacturing and community education.
Chico Flax is a movement to promote a more self-reliant flax-to-fabric textile industry in the Northern Sacramento Valley. Sandy, along with other regional growers and gardeners, grows, harvests, and processes the plant for fiber.
Julius is a cotton farmer from Northampton County in North Carolina. He grows cotton on his multi-generational family farm, and uses his Black cotton decor and accessories business as a tool to educate on the plight of rural black cotton farmers as well as a means of working towards his dream of turning his cotton into clothing.
Kathy Hattori, the founder of Botanical Colors, is for you! Botanical Colors supplies artisans and the textile industry with the materials and knowledge to dye textiles in a way that uses less water, is non-toxic and bio-degradable.
Amada is the representative for the Tixinda Dreamweavers cooperative of dyers, spinners, and weavers located in Oaxaca, Mexico. Patrice Perillie is an immigration rights attorney who works with the Tixinda cooperative to create and sell their work.