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

  1. Beginning Knitting with Bonnie Reardon

    April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every 2 weeks on Thursday until May 21, 2015
    Bodega, CA
  2. Grazing for Diversity & Resilience

    April 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Petaluma CA
  3. Intro to Spinning

    April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every 2 weeks on Saturday until May 23, 2015
    Bodega, CA
  4. Farmer’s Market @ Temescal, Oakland

    April 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)
    Every 2 weeks on Sunday until May 10, 2015
    Oakland CA
  5. Fleece sale at Bodega Pastures

    April 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Bodega CA
  6. Carbon Farming Field Trip

    May 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Petaluma CA