Organic Free from synthetic, toxic, or artificial materialsMaterials
TextilesEthical, sustainable, and local production of fibre and cloth
Manufacturing Responsible resource stewardship, manufacturing, and recycling Farming
Gardening Best practices for sustainable agriculture Clothing Made with organic fibre or other sustainable materials
Crowing Hen Farm
Regional textiles farm
Crowing Hen Farm is a small, family farm dedicated to experimenting with old knowledge and new techniques, trying new crops, new ideas, and dabbling in permaculture to find, sustainable ways of growing food and clothing. Each critter has a job on the...
Vancouver Island Fibershed
Regional textiles group
Vancouver Island Fibershed (VIF) is establishing a network between farmers and fibre consumers to build a local textile economy. VIF is part of the growing Fibreshed movement in North America, Europe and Australia that supports small-scale sustainable...
Francis O Vineyard Wool
Local textiles product
Francis O Vineyard provides locally produced wool from a small herd of sheep Merville BC. The discovery that only two animals (sheep and goats) eat baby broom, led to the introduction of sheep on the farm.