Local Cloth, Inc. logo

Textile Study Group

  • 04 Sep 2019
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • 207 Coxe Ave, #11

Registration


Register

Cultures of Use: Invasive Plant Fibers

Lauren Bacchus

Plants deemed weeds and/or invasives often carry secret legacies of use with them. By studying ancient and contemporary applications of plants where they are native, we can learn how to bring them into ecological harmony where they are currently vilified. In this talk, we will hear a variety of intriguing stories about two different plants that are both feared and loved: kudzu and paper mulberry. These dynamic plants have complex stories to tell, after experiencing millennia of human use for food, medicine, ritual, and fiber.

Mailing Address

Local Cloth, Inc.
PO Box 9622
Asheville, NC 28815

Contact Us

Follow Us:

Community Dye Studio

207 Coxe Ave, #11
Asheville, NC 28801

Copyright © 2012-2019 by LocalCloth, Inc. All Rights Reserved. • Artists' work and images are Copyright © by the individual artists.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software