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.

All materials on this website
© 2011 - 2014, Fibershed.

Upcoming Events

  1. Farmer’s Market @ Marin Country Mart

    November 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week until December 31, 2014
    Larkspur CA
  2. Felting Workshop in Fairfax

    November 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Fairfax CA
  3. Farmer’s Market @ Temescal, Oakland

    November 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every 2 weeks on Sunday until December 31, 2014
    Oakland CA
  4. Felting Workshop in Fairfax

    November 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Fairfax CA
  5. Farmer’s Market @ Marin Country Mart

    November 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every week until December 31, 2014
    Larkspur CA
  6. Windrush Farm Holiday Art Fair

    November 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Petaluma CA