Disease as a Driver for Change

Disease as a Driver for Change, The Lens of Ecology 4.3.2020
Rebecca Burgess
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The story of Fibershed, “an ecosystem of grassroots regional textile businesses powered by renewable energy, governed by cooperative ownership, and based in agriculture that enhances soil carbon.” In the wake of the pandemic will the social-cultural identity waiting to be born do so through “co-creation” and empowering people to be more creative?”

Rebecca Burgess is executive director of Fibershed, an extensive network of farmers and artisans started in Northern California to focus on restoration ecology and fiber systems. It is internationally recognized with over 53 such communities now in existence.