This week’s featured farmer: Rebecca Burgess

Rebecca Burgess is the Executive Director of Fibershed. She has 15 years of experience writing and implementing hands-on curriculum in ecologically focused textile subject matter. She is the author of the best-selling book Harvesting Color, a bioregional look into the natural dye traditions of North America. She owns and operates the first North American temperate climate indigo project, which currently provides the raw material for our nation’s first 90-mile radius denim supply chain. She has built an extensive network of farmers and artisans within our region’s fibershed to spearhead prototype development of bioregional textiles. This program was brought to you by Heritage Foods USA

“Once you know the lay of the landscape then you have an understanding of what’s missing and what needs to be fulfilled.” [10:00]

“Support industrial hemp research in your community!” [21:00]

–Rebecca Burgess on Greenhorns Radio