My Fibershed Wardrobe

Feb 19, 2013 by

I have been getting ready to head off to Stitches West at the end of this week and wondering why my excitement level isn’t any...

read more

A Summer of Dye Plants

Sep 23, 2012 by

The summer has just flown by this year, as I try and balance both running the dye CSA and working full-time at a new job. I have been...

read more

The Gift of Aspen

Apr 22, 2012 by

Aspen trees are one of the highlights of fall in my part of the world, and I was overjoyed to find that the leaves produce a true,...

read more

Fun with Fungi

Jan 17, 2012 by

Back in the fall, our local mycological expert Daniel Nicholson asked for some help in preparing for the first-ever Nevada City Wild...

read more

The Magic of Blue

Nov 22, 2011 by

When I started this CSA Farm adventure, I planned to grow enough Japanese Indigo (Polygonum tintorium) to dye yarns for my...

read more

Down in the Pokeberry Patch

Oct 7, 2011 by

What are pokeberries? Not a surprising question for a Northern California grrl… this is a native plant in the South and...

read more