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 03

Intro to Spinning Yarn on a Wheel (afternoon class)

July 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until July 31, 2015
Bodega, CA
Fri 03

Intro to Spinning Yarn on a Wheel (evening class)

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until July 31, 2015
Bodega, CA
Sun 05

Temescal Farmers’ Market

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every 14 days until July 19, 2015
Oakland CA
Tue 07

Weaving Course with Meghan Shimek (3-week series)

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week until July 14, 2015
Oakland CA
Wed 08

Beginning Knitting – Wednesday Evenings

July 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until July 15, 2015
Petaluma CA
Fri 10

Intro to Spinning Yarn on a Wheel (afternoon class)

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until July 31, 2015
Bodega, CA