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Discussion from the Chapel

Deer Friends, Wolves, Linx’s and sheep! I would like the BBC and all media corporations (and Cowspiracy – the film) to differentiate between grass fed animals and grain/soya fed intensively farmed animals as it is of supreme importance and there is a planet of difference. Before humans became agrarian, rather than hunter/gatherer, there would have […]

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Woolly De-stash and Sale

Sat. 21st Oct. 10.30am till 2pm &   Mon. 23rd Oct. 10am till 5pm Put the dates in your diary and come and find bargains for Christmas.  If you’re a maker there are plenty of offcuts and selvedges at bargain prices.  If you like my social media check out the updates on what’s in the sale. […]

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Thinking about soil – 2017

To set the scene, here’s a poem by the wonderful Matt Harvey: Much Ado about Nothing Don’t spoil the soil.  You’ll foil the toil  of all who shuffle round this mortal coil. Clean it from under your nails and off vegetable skin, but keep it clean from poisons for the planet to win Because soil, […]

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Community Supported… Textiles?

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is now a growing phenomenon.   Can we look to a similar model for more sustainable textiles? Click on the link below to read the article published in September 2016 in Felt Matters (International Feltmakers Association magazine). New wave textiles ifa article 1

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