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Mother Earth News and Friends

Dec 19, 2019

In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Charlotte French chats with Deb Robson and Deborah Niemann, both sheep breeders and fiber experts, about raising sheep and processing fleece.  Be sure to listen to Part II, an interview with Deborah Niemann on making a business out of your fleeces.

Links mentioned in Podcast:

Deb Robson:
“Shave ‘em to Save ‘em”
The Independent Stitch

Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook

Deborah Niemann:
The Thrifty Homesteader

Homegrown and Handmade, 2nd edition.

Additional Resources:
Emily Chamelin and Kevin Hickman, Shearers

Dharma Trading Co.
Welsh Women’s Sheep Shearing Competition. (In Welsh)

Gulf Coast Native Sheep
Florida Cracker Sheep

No Fleece Left Behind

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