Autumn Fibre Events

We have two final free public celebration events for our 2014 fibre projects,  come out to both and get a solid  understanding of how cloth is made, and have a great time meeting fun people and doing something  extraordinary! Sunday November 9th 1-3 pm Hastings Urban Farm as a part of the  Urban Cloth Project…

Terroir: New Project Website Launched

Terroir events will still get posted here, but keep an eye on this new site for the research details of the  cloth processing discoveries. We have a new bed  at Trillium North where we will grow flax for  our Urban Cloth as well as working at MOP and at the Hastings Urban Farm.

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…