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Riverdale Farm Family Day 2024

2024/02/19 10:00 - 15:00
Riverdale Farm
Address: 201 Winchester Street, Toronto, ON M4X 1B8

The TGSW will be at Family Day at Riverdale Farm with weaving and spinning demonstrations and hands-on activities again this year! We hope to see you there.

 

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    Anna Hunter is the farmer at Long Way Homestead in Manitoba, where she raises a flock of Shetland sheep. She is also the author of Sheep, Shepherd & Land – a fascinating book that outlines the importance of raising sheep and then processing their wool locally and using it domestically. We look forward to hearing her presentation on The True Cost of Wool, which is described on her website as follows:
    The feeling and smell of a brand new skein of yarn is magical, the way it feels in your hands and on your needles, the beautiful shawl or sweater it will become. But how often do we consider the people that have had a hand in creating our yarn before it is ours. Do we know what resources have gone into our yarn and who is on the other end. Do we really understand the wool supply chain both in Canada and globally? This lecture will take a deep dive into the Canadian wool industry and focus on the land, animals, labourers, mills and transport of our wool. We will look at some of the barriers and possibilities for creating a resilient, regenerative and inclusive Canadian Wool Industry.

     

    Members, to access the zoom link, please sign into the website in the week prior to the meeting (or find it in the newsletter!).