“Food is not just calories, it is information. It talks to your DNA and tells it what to do. The most powerful tool to change your health, environment and entire world is your fork.”
~Dr. Mark Hyman [italics mine]
Beatriz Withrow was known affectionately as Grandma Bea, Tia Bea and Nina Bea to her family and community. A woman with tireless curiosity and zest for life, my Grandma Bea was both the classic grandmother archetype — nurturing and safe — and a fiercely independent spirit and activist within her community.
The Withrow home saw generations of sons, daughters, and grandchildren…
The community of fashionistas, eco fashion warriors, slow fashion heroes, and fibershed makers continues to swell on social media — and that’s a good thing. The more of us there are to advocate for ethical, renewable, socially just fashion, the more pressure we can create, collectively, to change the most broken, exploitative, wasteful aspects of the industry.
Here’s 10 must-follow eco fashion champions:
Do a quick Google of “cashmere” and you’ll find a huge number of search results. There’s a lot of lesser quality, mass-produced products out there, so it’s good to do your homework before investing your hard-earned money.
To help you make sense of all of the choices out there, we’ve put together a quick, easy-to-follow cashmere guide.
Wild Fibers Magazine is doing great work in Ladakh reconnecting the nomadic herdswomen with the spinning tradition. A great source for buying cashmere roving for hand spinning.
Contrary to some popular belief, cashmere does not come from wool but rather from the fine…