From Wool to Wearer
California is a wealth of wool and natural fiber production. With such a bounty of material to create yarn, textiles, and clothing products, where does this fit in with the global fashion industry? In this story, we visit a sheep farmer raising sustainable wool to make fiber products, and a fashion designer creating biodegradable and zero-waste clothing. We explore the benefits of circular – or “soil to soil” – clothing production, and how these makers embody this model in their craft.
Produced by Isabel Fischer
Audio Engineer: Anthony Garcia
Heart Felt Fiber Farm, Leslie Adkins, Brooke Sambol
Italia Hannaway, Italia A Collection, italiaacollection.com
Fibershed, Rebecca Burgess, Jess Daniels