Bioregional fibre systems

Bioregional fibres

Developing cloth from local soil with local toil. At Liflad we are helping to develop new systems, governance & enterprise for agroecological fibre, textiles, clothing, and related materials. We also support the provisioning of a place-sourced, bioregional future through natural systems and small supply chains. To progress this challenging yet exciting vision, I recently travelled… Continue reading Bioregional fibre systems

Dreaming of a Small Fashion Farm

On a month-long European journey supported by a Churchill Fellowship, Director Zoe Gilbertson researched small scale, bioregional textile processing and the collaborative governance and finance needed to support such initiatives. Zoe met a wide range of people from farmers, to designers, academics, entrepreneurs and co-operatives, all who share a similar vision of the future that… Continue reading Dreaming of a Small Fashion Farm

‘Learning to be We’ Report

The aim of the Fibreshed movement is to develop regional fibre systems that build ecosystem and community health. Commissioned by Fibreshed South West England, this report was written to encourage and support collective practice and contains a wide range of info, ideas and a useful toolkit of links. Textile & fibre production is all about… Continue reading ‘Learning to be We’ Report