Roots Rising – “Our Youth Crews hire Pittsfield teens to work on farms and in food pantries throughout the region, as well as at our own farmers market. It’s not just a job. It’s an opportunity for teens to engage in meaningful work—work that needs to be done and that contributes to a larger social […]
Livestock Conservancy on going from Farm to Fiber – free online class – https://livestockconservancy.teachable.com/p/from-farm-to-fiber-folk Haystack Mountain School of Crafts free online programming for 2021 – very cool programming here – https://www.haystack-mtn.org/online-programs
Willow basket weaver and willow farmer in Canada – https://www.lakeshorewillows.com/site/home
Fascinating: the Khevsureti, an isolated group of Georgian people who retain centuries-old customs until recently, including the wearing of chain mail and justice by blood feud, cow fines, and exile. Some claim – by way of Richard Halliburton, gay globetrotter and ersatz ethnographer – that their maille is a holdover from the...