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Fleece & Fibre Book Talk

February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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On Sunday, Feb 4th, join the Vancouver Island Fibreshed and Plants Are Teachers for a book talk featuring “Fleece and Fibre: Textile Producers of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands” by author Francine McCabe. The event starts at 2 p.m. and will include a book reading, Q&A session, and book signing. Tea and cookies will be provided.
The event will be held at the Vancouver Island Regional Library in Courtenay on the same day as the Sunday Sustainable Swap: Crafting Supplies event (1 – 3pm).
Courtenay Branch, VI Regional Library
300 6th St, Courtenay, BC
Francine McCabe is a mixed-blood Anishinaabe author, fibre artist, and Vancouver Island Fibreshed co-director. Her first book, Fleece and Fibre: Textile Producers of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands explores the world of small-scale textile farms along the Salish Sea and their pivotal role in the sustainable, artisanal textile production and slow fashion movement. Her writing has appeared in Portal Magazine, CV Collective, and FOLKLIFE.


February 4
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Vancouver Island Fibershed
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