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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© 2011 - 2014, Fibershed.

Upcoming Events

  1. Holistic Financial Planning

    January 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Willits
  2. Farmer’s Market @ Marin Country Mart

    January 31 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week on Saturday until February 1, 2015
    Larkspur CA
  3. Holistic Financial Planning

    January 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every 2 weeks on Saturday until January 31, 2015
    Willits
  4. Farmer’s Market @ Temescal, Oakland

    February 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week on Sunday until February 8, 2015
    Oakland CA
  5. Threads of Life: The Inner Life of Indonesian Ikat

    February 1 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  6. Exploring Alabama Chanin

    February 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:45 pm
    Oakland CA