Category: Podcast

A Conversation with Cecelia Tkaczyk

Gail talks with Cece Tkaczyk of Cece’s Wool about her fiber journey from growing up on a dairy farm to her retail shop and how she incorporates her passion for wool and community. You can find Cece at:Web : www.ceceswool.comIG : ceces_woolFB : Cece’s Wool Farm Storeemail : ceceswool@gmail.comphone : 518-779-9985 Thank you to our sponsors:Cece’s […]

Gail talks with Robin Guy of Birch Hollow Fibers

Robin talks about fiber journey and about yarn and books and the message she hopes they convey. You can find Robin:www.birchhollowfibers.comIG @birchhollowfibers Sojourner TruthPhillis Wheatley Sweet Kulu by Celina KallukSulwe by Lupita Nyong’o Thanks to our sponsors Battenkill Fibers Carding & Spinning Mill  and Cornwall Yarn Shop, Ltd Original Music and performance on hammered dulcimer […]

A Conversation with Tegan and Eric Frisino of Comfortcloth Weaving

Tegan and Eric Frisino of Comfortcloth Weaving describe their journey to create a successful artisanal weaving business with an eye on local sustainability. Program Notes: Find Tegan & Eric at www.comfortclothweaving.comIG: @comfortcloth American Craft Council Show Baltimore February 21-23, 2020 Booth 1406 Original Music and performance on hammered dulcimer by Cathy Marczyk.  Listen to more […]

Lynn Edens of Little Creek Farm Alpacas talks about sustainable farming practices

Lynn Edens of Little Creek Farm Alpacas talks about sustainable farming practices, including climate beneficial farming, ways for small farms to increase profits. Program Notes:Contact Lynn at Little Creek Farm Alpacas website Resources:Hudson Valley AgriBusiness Development CorpNew York City WatershedNYS WatershedsFibershed Original Music and performance on hammered dulcimer by Cathy Marczyk.  Listen to more on […]

Tamara White Talks with Gail about the cost of farm yarn.

Gail talks with Tamara White of Wing and A Prayer Farm about the true cost and value of farm yarn. Recorded Fall of 2019. Program notes: Find Tammy at 983 Myers Rd. Shaftsbury, VT 05262https://www.wingandaprayerfarm.comhttps://www.patreon.com/wingandaprayerfarmInstagram:  wingandaprayerfarmShave ‘Em to Save ‘Em Original Music and performance on hammered dulcimer by      Cathy Marczyk.  Listen to more […]

A Conversation with Paula Kucera of White Barn Farm

Paula Kucera of White Barn Farm in New Paltz, NY takes us from her growing up in the Hudson Valley to her return to the area and her life and work around her sheep farm. Find Paula815 Albany Post RoadNew Paltz, NYwww.whitebarnsheepandwool.com  Instagram at Whitebarnfarm Paula will be at Vogue Live NYC, Jan 17- 19, […]

HVTP Common Threads: A Conversation with Kathy Fogarty of Midnight Mercantile

A longtime friend, Kathy talks about her personal experience in the fashion industry. Program notes Website: www.midnightmercantile.comIG: midnightmercantileEtsy: midnightmercantileus Further reading/viewing Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy by Rebecca Burgess Vanishing Fleece:Adventures in American Wool by Clara Parkes Mending Matters: Stitch, Patch, and Repair Your Favorite […]

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