Vegan Eco Fibrecast
By Vegan Eco Fibrecast
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A periodic personal journal about being a vegan, environmentalist fibre crafter in a meat-eating, sheepy world. I'll explore using alternative fibres and ways of living more lightly on the earth.
||CleanEpisode 5: Dandelions will make you wise||Episode 5 – Dandelions will make you wise In this episode, I have an unpleasant spinning encounter with ramie. And I just can’t get that sucker to dye, even with my beloved dandelions. In the vegan segment, what’s to eat if you don’||14 6 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The flax of my tears||Episode 4 – The flax of my tears In this episode I continue my study of plant fibres with flax. I find out what it’s like to spin and dye. In the eco segment: Are we really living better with chemistry? My continuing saga of dechemicalizing my||20 4 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: You say you want an evolution||In this episode, I continue my hemp study with spinning, knitting and dyeing. My dyeing-with-plants project begins with onion skins and touches on previous experiments with black beans. In the vegan segment I look into what happens to egg laying chickens.||23 3 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Don’t bogart that yarn my friend||In this episode I begin my plant fibre study with hemp. I discuss its history and use and how it spins and knits. Also, I look into what happens to sheep who are raised for wool. Is it a totally benign process? In the vegan segment I touch on what happens||5 3 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode1: What’s it all about||Welcome to the Vegan Eco Fibrecast. In this episode I discuss what I will be covering in the podcast. I would say it will be equal parts alternatives-to-animal fibres and veganism/environmentalism. I am attempting to live a more compassionate life and thi||5 3 2012||Free||View in iTunes|