Our board was created to reflect the community that we serve, and represents farming, ranching, small business ownership, and those with hands-on fiber skills training.

Rebecca Burgess

Rebecca Burgess, Chair
Indigo farmer, author, and educator living in Sonoma
County. 15 years of experience in natural dye farming,
textile education and public speaking. She is the
executive director of Fibershed.

marlie-100pxMarlie de Swart
Teacher and small business owner living in Marin
County. Expert knitter, fiber scientist, and pattern
drafter who has been working with fiber for over
40 years.

dustin-100pxDustin Kahn, Secretary/Treasurer
Graphic designer, permaculturist and natural
dye enthusiast living in Marin County. 35 years
of graphic design and marketing experience,
as well as experience in organizing events and classes.

mary-100pxMary Pettis-Sarley
Caretaker, sheep rancher, educator living in Napa County.
35 years of experience blending fine art and ranching.
She keeps an art career afloat while managing over
200 fiber animals on the 2,000 acres that she’s been
caretaking for 20 years.

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Upcoming Events

Fri 16

Regenerating Community Fibersheds Discussion

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bolinas CA
Sat 17

Spinning Wheel Repair & Maintenance Class

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bodega, CA
Sat 17

Harvest Dinner @ Fibershed of the Northwest

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lake Stevens WA
Sun 18

Natural Dyes with Jenna Baucke

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bodega, CA
Sat 24

Fresh Leaf Indigo Dyeing Workshop with Rowland Ricketts

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
San Francisco CA
Fri 06

Livestock Conservancy 2015 National Conference

November 6 - November 7
Santa Rosa CA