Month: March 2015

Sonrisa Family Farms — The New Kids on the Block

By Caroline Spurgin / Photos by Alycia Lang Lisa Colorado is one of those people with such tangible conviction it all but glints in the sun. She is an activist, philosopher, academic, wife, mother, permaculturist and, most recently,¬†small-time rancher.¬†She has five Angora goats and two Romney sheep, together comprising her fiber program which is in […]

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Ama Wertz — Weaving without Limits

Story by Jess Daniels / photos by Alycia Lang In an ecosystem, a limiting factor puts pressure on a population, eventually leading to adaptation. For Fibershed artisan and weaver Ama Wertz, limiting her materials to Fibershed-sourced yarns and natural dyes has been a welcome pressure that fuels her design process and builds community. Many tapestry […]

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