Episode 49: Climate Beneficial Textile Farming with Rebecca Burgess of Fibershed

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.

Episode 45: Regenerative Regional Flax Production with Angela Wartes-Kahl of Fibrevolution

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.

Episode 41: Flax to Linen with Sandy Fisher of Chico Flax

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.

Episode 39 : Raising Alpacas on a Fiber Farm with Kacie Lynn

Kacie Lynn is a textile artist and farmer who studied Apparel Design and then decided to sustainably raise alpacas on a small homestead in the Tennessee foothills.

Episode 37: Black Cotton with Julius Tillery

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.

Episode 33: Natural Dyes with Kathy Hattori of Botanical Colors

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.

Episode 28: Contextualizing Textiles with LaChaun Moore

LaChaun is an artist and weaver, an entrepreneur, a farmer, and so much more, and I’m excited to have her on the podcast today, and to have her producing the podcast for us.