From Noun to Verb: Fibreshed’ing Across Canada

By Sarah Jean Harrison The local fibre movement, better known as Fibershed, is quickly taking off across North America and Europe. In honour of the Wool Symposium, hosted by Fibershed on November 19th, 2016 in Marin County, California, we are looking at three fibresheds that are developing across Canada.   My Grammatical Error I have […]

Blankets of the Landscape: About the Upper Canada Fibreshed

By Becky Porlier A powerful thing happens when we purchase our meat and produce from small-scale, organic farms. Similarly, in the Fibreshed movement, the principles that underlie slow food and the creation of local food systems are applied to natural textiles—plant fibres from cotton, flax, hemp and protein fibres from sheep, alpaca, rabbits and goats. […]

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

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