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Episode 92: Raising Navajo-Churro Heritage Breeds with Jessica Sanchez of Rusted Earth Farm

Episode 92: Raising Navajo-Churro Heritage Breeds with Jessica Sanchez of Rusted Earth Farm

Jessica is a farmer and weaver located in Western North Carolina.At Rusted Earth Farm their goal is to produce and design sustainable, handcrafted textiles from the soil up.
December 15, 2019 — LaChaun Moore
Episode 80: Fiber Farming and Forestry with Casey Newman of Cedar Dell Forrest Farm

Episode 80: Fiber Farming and Forestry with Casey Newman of Cedar Dell Forrest Farm

Casey Newman is an environmental educator, natural dye cultivator and co-owner and operator of Cedar Dell Forrest Farm. A forest farm that aims to maintain the health and integrity of the natural ecosystem while sustainably raising animals and growing food on the non-forested portion of the property.
September 22, 2019 —
Episode 79: British Sheep Conservation and Ancestral Weaving with Margaret Russell

Episode 79: British Sheep Conservation and Ancestral Weaving with Margaret Russell

Margaret Russell is a weaver of almost 40 years. Margaret has a long ancestral history of weaving in her family, and is weaving in the same small coastal town in Northeastern Massachusetts as her great x 9 grandfather worked as a linen weaver in 1635.
September 13, 2019 —
Episode 76: Contextualizing Textiles Part Two with LaChaun Moore

Episode 76: Contextualizing Textiles Part Two with LaChaun Moore

LaChaun is talking about her progress growing naturally colored cotton and indigo suffruticosa in Low Country South Carolina.
August 25, 2019 — LaChaun Moore
Episode 72: A Natural Dye Journey Across The Globe With Linda LaBelle

Episode 72: A Natural Dye Journey Across The Globe With Linda LaBelle

Linda LaBelle is a teacher, entrepreneur, author, photographer and; career fiber artist specializing in natural dyeing and weaving.
July 26, 2019 —
Episode 70: SLO Fiber Studio with Stephanie L. Ondo

Episode 70: SLO Fiber Studio with Stephanie L. Ondo

She is the founder of SLO Fiber Studio, a project named after her married initials S-L-O which can be read as "slow" - a hopeful word in a world that often moves too fast.
July 12, 2019 — LaChaun Moore
Episode 68: Handcrafted  Wool Fiber Goods with Jane Hansen

Episode 68: Handcrafted Wool Fiber Goods with Jane Hansen

Jane Hansen is a small-scale sustainable wool fiber farmer living in Northern Wisconsin.She grows vegetables, greens, herbs, flowers and fruits on a seven year crop rotation as well as uses a management intensive grazing method for her flocks.
June 28, 2019 —
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Episode 64: Acadian Brown Cotton, A Cajun Love Story with Sharon Donnan

Episode 64: Acadian Brown Cotton, A Cajun Love Story with Sharon Donnan

Sharon along with small farmers and hand weavers in Louisiana are working towards reviving Acadian Brown Cotton. Sharon talks about creating the documentary film Cotonjaune", Acadian Brown Cotton, A Cajun Love Story”, which dives into the fascinating and little-known history of hand weaving and brown cotton in Louisiana.
May 17, 2019 —
Episode 62: Coaxing Dye from Plants with Liz Spencer the Dogwood Dyer

Episode 62: Coaxing Dye from Plants with Liz Spencer the Dogwood Dyer

This week on the podcast, LaChaun is speaking with Liz Spencer. Liz, also known as the Dogwood Dyer, is a natural dyer who advocates for slow fashion and sustainable textiles. She has a variety of growing experience from farming organic natural dyes in between rows of a family heritage orange grove in southern California, to community-centric projects on the sidewalks of Brooklyn, New York. Comment below to keep the conversation going ! 

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The music for this podcast  is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International LicenseThe musical section is an excerpt of the original: The Beauty of Maths by Meydän.

Episode 52: Cultivating Naturally Colored Cotton with Sally Fox

Episode 52: Cultivating Naturally Colored Cotton with Sally Fox

Sally is an organic bio-dynamic farmer located in the Capay Valley of Northern California. In addition to her climate beneficial wool Sally Fox has made a huge contribution to the genetics of cultivating and bringing naturally colored cotton to the market.