Small Flax Farm Producers

TAP ROOT FIBRE

Who: Patricia Bishop

Location: Nova Scotia, Canada

Contact: patricia@taprootfarms.ca

Website: https://taprootfibrelab.ca/

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: info@chicoflax.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=chico%20flax Instagram: @chicoflaxtolinen

RUSTBELT FIBERSHED

Who: Jessalyn Boeke and Sarah Pottle

Location: Ohio

Contact: rustbeltfibershed@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rustbeltfibershed-2108105966126789

Instagram: @rustbeltfibershed

Website: www.rustbeltfibershed.com

Additional Resources:

YouTube: rustbeltfibershed

Seed Developers

Fibrevolution

Who: Angela Wartes-Kahl and Shannon Welsh

Location: Oregon

Contact: fibrevolution@peak.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fibrevolution.pnw

Instagram: @fibrevolution_pnw

Website: www.fibre-evolution.com

Additional Resources:

YouTube: Fibrevolution

Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission/ Flax Growers Manual: https://www.saskflax.com/growing/index.php

Seed Sources:

  • Fibrevolution – Linore (OSU bred), send us an email at fibrevolution@peak.org with your shipping address and quantity needed
  • Irish Seed Savers Assoc.
  • Van de Bilt in Netherlands
  • Terre de Lin in France
  • U.S. National Plant Germplasm System        

Education

THE LINEN PROJECT

Who: Pascale Gatzen

Location: Netherlands

Contact: connect@thelinenproject.online

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thelinenprojectNL/

Instagram: @_thelinenproject

Website: http://thelinenproject.online/

Additional Resources:

https://craftscouncil.nl/howwow/how/en/

https://craftscouncil.nl/howwow/wow/en/

http://practiceheldincommon.nl/

FITFashion Institute of Technology – Farm2Fashion

Location: New York

Contact: jeffrey_silberman@fitnyc.edu

Website: https://www.fitnyc.edu/sustainability/curricular-initiatives/faculty/jeffrey-silberman.php

Western Massachusetts Fibershed

Who: Michelle Parrish

Location: Massachusetts

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=western%20massachusett%20fibershed

Instagram: @westernmassfibershed

Website: https://westernmassfibershed.org/

Additional Resources:

New England Flax and Linen – Study Group: https://www.newenglandflaxandlinen.org/

Local Color Dyes – Blog by Michelle Parrish: https://localcolordyes.com/