Wool Symposium 2015
Videos of the fourth annual Fibershed Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium presentation are now online here.
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Becoming a member of Fibershed directly supports the creation of a regenerative textile culture within Northern California. Our public education, economic development, and community building programs directly support the emergence, and long term sustainability of textile farming & soil-to-skin artisanship. We also have memberships for fibershed producers, retailers and affiliates.
The Fibershed Marketplace
The Fibershed Marketplace brings the farmers and artisans of our region together to provide you with raw fibers and finished goods that represent the fusion and artistry of the community. This online marketplace is an independent association of farmers and artisans within our fibershed who support the Fibershed non-profit organization by donating profits from their sales. Their goods adhere to the Fibershed criteria of local fibers, local dyes and local labor within the 150-mile radius of the Northern California fibershed. We invite you to enjoy the beauty of their 'soil to skin' creations.
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Fibershed is a non-profit organization that provides experiential education that both generates awareness, and teaches the necessary skills within our community to build and sustain a thriving bioregional textile culture that functions hand-in-hand with principles of ecological balance, local economies, and regional organic agriculture.

This week we're harvesting indigo in the Northern California Fibershed. Rather than relying on fossil fuel-based dyes, botanic blue offers our community deep, vibrant, living color from the leaves of Polygonum Tinctorium. First it must be harvested, then the leaves are dried and composted on a special composting floor, the heat from which breaks down the plant and concentrates the pigment. And then to the vat...
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Stop by The Klamath Art Association & Gallery in Klamath, Oregon this week to catch the exhibit Nature Afoot: the Works of Bonnie Chase and Beverly Hills. Chase is the organizer of the High Desert Fibershed in California & Oregon, and owns the inspiring shop Warner Mountain Weavers. Her rugs feature handspun and hand dyed yarns that showcase local wool and local, natural dyes: www.fibershed.com/event/nature-afoot-the-works-of-bonnie-chase-and-beverly-hills/2016-07-25/

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Tue 26

Farm Alley Summer Camp: Week Two: Beneficial Bugs

July 25 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 3:00 pm
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Studio Weaving

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Beginning Spinning

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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