An inspiring interview -- click through to listen to Keila McKracken, Northern Minnesota Fibershed affiliate organizer, describe the 100-mile farm to fashion hub she's building in Bemidji, Minnesota. Keila may have brought the first Hattersley Loom to our continent, and her weaving studio Bare Cloth: Hattersley Goes Stateside produces local cloth that celebrates her community: beta.prx.org/stories/165409 ... See MoreSee Less
Keila McCracken says that clothing can tell people who we are, what we like, and even where we're from. And she should know. She's a sustainable fashion designer who studied in New York at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Keila runs Bare Cloth Studios, where she uses a pretty unique loom to weav…
Beautiful new video from our friends at Soil Solutions on the potential of soil to reduce climate change. From the food on our plates to the clothes on our bodies, we can turn atmospheric carbon -- a problem -- into soil carbon -- a solution. Share if you agree with the message: we don't need risky technologies, the soil solution is right beneath our feet.
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This Friday - "Black Friday" - celebrates extreme consumerism which undermines the needs of our planet and ourselves for regenerative culture. We can support a new (yet old), alternative model in so many ways: by building community, by learning and revitalizing our skills, by making things, and by supporting local producers. Love the idea by Hand Made Studio to combine these acts with a trunk show - this Friday and Saturday in Bodega, with locally grown and made products by the talented artisans who teach classes there: www.hand-made-studio.org/community-events/2015/11/27/trunk-sale
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