The Good Dirt With Mary & Emma of Lady Farmer

The wonderful Mary & Emma of Lady Farmer invited us to join their podcast, The Good Dirt, this week to discuss how garments made from flax fibers will create opportunities for employment and for meaningful craft. Read the original post here, or follow along below – Growing flax and processing it into linen is one […]

United Nations of Flax Webinar January 2021

Small Flax Farm Producers TAP ROOT FIBRE Who: Patricia Bishop Location: Nova Scotia, Canada Contact: [email protected] Website: Additional Resources: From Seed to Shirt: Flax to Linen in Canada for the Local and Global Market CHICO FLAX Who: Sandy Fisher and Durl Van Alstyne Location: Chico, California Contact: [email protected] Facebook: Instagram: @chicoflaxtolinen RUSTBELT FIBERSHED […]

Introduction to Flax Processing Saturday, September 19, 2020

Date have been changed to Saturday September 19 2020 In this all-day event participants will learn how to plant, harvest, use flax tools (Brake, Scutch, Hackle), make a strick, and come home with some seeds for planting in their own garden. Cost $250.00 per person.  Fee includes morning snacks, box lunch, materials, and a resource […]

From flax seed to linen thread, with a hedgerow along the way!

  This August the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) awarded Chico Flax a three- year Healthy Soils Incentives Grant to help kick-off and facilitate our commitment to regenerative agriculture. To begin implementing the grant Chico Flax will do a fall planting of native California plants in a hedgerow surrounding their fields. The 8-foot wide […]

Rooted in Community: The Chico Flax Project

Check out this wonderful article about us on the Fibershed Blog– “Tucked in by the entrance of the artisan barn at this year’s California Nut Festival is a booth that seems perfectly at home with its setting. The light from the open door is catching bundles of dry flax and the barn floor is slowly acquiring little mountains of […]

Suzanna Flax Seed For SALE!!!!!!!!!

Introductory package: $15 includes 1 package of 1 oz Suzanna Fiber Flax and 1-1 oz package Golden Food Flax while supplies last. Suzanna Fiber Flax: $11 for each ounce. $7 for each additional ounce. Prices include shipping and handling. Make checks out to: Chico Flax LLC.,853 Arbutus Avenue, Chico, CA 95926

Collaboration with California State University

We are excited to be working with California State University, Chico Agriculture professors, Lee Altier and Hossein Zakeri researching what fiber flax variety best suits our winter climate. We hope to find the best quality fiber within the 8 varieties we have planted at the farm and at our community garden that will meet the […]