Aberthau 2013 video documentation

Here is a short 5 minute video that sums up a years worth of activities from our first year at Aberthau growing flax for linen and more…

Announcing the 2014 project: Terroir

Happy to announce our first phase of funding for Terroir, our  Urban Cloth was successful!… slated to begin in mid April 2014, we are still grantwriting for the rest of the project. So, Terroir; what does this mean? Terroir “a sense of place,” is the sum of the effects that local environment; geography, geology and…

Aberthau project complete…Next?

EartHand Gleaners’ first project was  both a great success and a huge learning opportunity. The final  step of processing the flax into linen for spinning really drove home two main points. 1.the  vast difference in quality one can expect in the fibre depending on the soil where the crop was grown. Best case scenario, a…