Wild fibers magazine - Spring 2015 issue
In spite of the spectacular landscape, or in fact, because of the landscape, farming in the Falklands is one of the most formidable livelihoods in the world of wool.
Featured FiberA renewable resource with a low carbon footrprint, revitalizing America's hemp industry is more complicated than a simple strike of the match. Rebecca Burgess, founder of Fibershed, is at the forefront of bringing this hemp back to the farmland. But even a bountiful harvest won't guarantee success as much of the infrastructure necessary to process this ancient fiber has been lost to modern manufacturing.