BK 25 (Jul 7th, 2020): Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy
Right now on Jul 7th our discussion will be on Fibershed: Growing a Movement of Farmers, Fashion Activists, and Makers for a New Textile Economy by Rebecca Burgess (Nov 2019).
With 224 reading pages it will be approximately 8 pages a day.
Check out the bio & videos below:
"A new "farm-to-closet" vision for the clothes we wear--by a leader in the movement for local textile economies
This is what we discussed at the meeting...
* Feelings about the book
* History of materials used for clothing
* Comfort of Wool in Summer (Blends)
* Social/Moral Ethics of clothing being made outside the country
* MI Fibershed (will try to contact them as they state they serve IL)
* Cost of clothing in our economy...affordability
* Farming methods (amount of water similar to BioChar)
* I'll put their resources on my resource webpage
* Gender differences on attitudes & behavior of fashion
* Culture differences on attitudes & behavior of fashion
* Age differences on attitudes & behavior of fashion
* COVID and fashion stockpiles
* How fashion has changed over the years (cost, quality of material etc.)
** If there is anything incorrect or that I forgot please let me know firstname.lastname@example.org