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Chef Ari Miller and I were introduced at a farmers market in Olde City. He looked at my products and asked for the story behind what I make from the linen fabrics and reclaimed textiles. I told him how I believed that fiber is a crop, just like food, and that textile...
Two times each calendar year night and day are approximately equal in length. This ancient dance of our rotating planets encourages us to pause and enjoy the symmetry of the moment. The Autumnal equinox brings quietude, a relief from the long hot summer days, an...
“The IPCC report is clear: nothing short of transforming society will avert catastrophe.” The news this week should be a reality check for all of us. Climate change is here already and action is called for immediately. While some may find this overwhelming, I find...
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Linen is a woven and durable fabric that gets pulled out of the closet when summer rolls around or spread across one’s bed as a soft blanket or duvet cover. But the big question remains: how sustainable is linen?
Listen in as Heidi speaks with Jessica Castillo about the importance of adopting sustainable practices in your everyday life, the story of starting kitchen garden textiles (originally called the kitchen garden series) and about passion and perseverance.
In this live episode from the Good Food Mercantil in Brooklyn NY July 2019, Heidi and Hannah Fordin talk about the connection between good food and fine linen, marketing sustainable products and all there is to love about linen!
Get a peak at Heidi’s studio in this 2019 Weekend Philler highlight where she talks about striving to make it easy for you to do something good for the environment and why she supports urban agriculture.