Category: Fibre

Shearing of the Icelandic Sheep

In the blog posting of June 23, 2014 we met Leila Bee’s four Icelandic sheep – Prince, Belle, Roxy and Ginger.  This fall the sheep were sheared – an exciting step in the Fibreshed’s goal of greater fibre self-sufficiency on the Sunshine Coast. Ron McInnis of Imaginary Image created a beautiful video recording this event. […]

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Christmas Road Farm

Over the years I have enjoyed seeing Pat and Diane Walker of Christmas Road Farm at the Sechelt and Roberts Creek Farmers Markets.  In early August I had the pleasure of touring their ten acre farm to interview them and photograph their flock of sheep as a new wool source for the Fibreshed program. Pat […]

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In Search of Wool

Fall Fair, Harvest Festival, Oktoberfest … all names used to celebrate the fall harvest season – a special occasion to gather and celebrate our connection to the land and harvest season.  Fall Fairs have changed since the 1800’s when harvest ended and farmers came together to share their successes and failures in crop yields and […]

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