Recent Stories from Fibershed

Silk Stories Part 2: Yellow Peril or Green Dressing

In this second piece of our Silk Stories series, we examine fashion’s acquiescence to – or perhaps exploitation of – vegan supremacy in sustainability analysis, and the partial and selective manner in which both costs and benefits are assigned to silk production.

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Shedding Light on Sheep Shearing: 3-Part Series for Understanding the Shearing Process

How do we get from soil to skin? From raw fiber to finished clothing or goods? We might ask ourselves these questions about our food, but we rarely stop to think about it as deeply when it comes to our garments. This article helps to educate, demystify, and describe the sheep shearing process to create a richer understanding and respect for the process that provides wool for clothing and goods.

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