2021 Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium

Weaving Voices: People, Land & Water

The 2021 Fibershed Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium introduced important information and campaigns that will help our community carry forward Fibershed’s mission to develop regional fiber systems that build soil and protect the health of our biosphere. Following are video recordings of each Symposium session. You can read our 2021 Symposium Summary and Takeaways Blog here. 

A recording of Fibershed Executive Director Rebecca Burgess’ opening remarks at the Fibershed 2021 Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium.

A conversation between highly skilled women working at the front and end of the linear fast fashion model explores the exacting needs for change from those on the front lines.

A recording of a presentation by Anja Lynbaeck of Local Futures at the Fibershed 2021 Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium.

A recording of a presentation by textile artist Karen Hampton and a conversation between Karen Hampton and environmental equity consultant Teju Adisa-Farrar at the Fibershed 2021 Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium.

 A recording of the Agroforestry Panel at the Fibershed 2021 Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium.

A recording of the Lightning Talks with Fibershed producers Marcia Barinaga, John Bailey, Kelli Dunaj, Sarah Keiser at the Fibershed 2021 Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium.

A recording of the Water Systems Panel with Andrew Fisher, Regina Hirsch, Dennis Hutson, Brad Lancaster at the Fibershed 2021 Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium.

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Fiber producers, artisans, designers, and makers are developing regional fiber systems all around the world. Help us support their work! We’re asking for donations to the Threading Resilience fundraiser until September 15. Every dollar donated will be matched by Fibershed up to $50,000.

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