Recent Stories from Fibershed

A Soil-to-Soil Journey with the Northeastern Fibersheds

This past fall, I had the opportunity to visit Fibersheds in the Northeastern region of the United States. From touring knitting and wool mills, to visiting pastoral landscapes and wool washing facilities, I road tripped from Cape Cod, Massachusetts to Rhinebeck, New York, where I met up with ten fibersheds from our Affiliate Network at the New York Sheep & Wool Festival. Below is the story of this trip and the story of fibersheds; of the people working within their community rebuilding soil-to-soil textile systems and why that matters.

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