What are Heritage Breed Sheep?

What are Heritage Breed Sheep?

Heritage Breeds are traditional livestock animals that span many species.  When you consider the animals our grandparents and great-grandparents raised, they were likely heritage breeds.  They were disease resistant, perfectly suited to their environment, and thrived under their local...
December 10, 2020 — Jennifer Guyor
Aniroonz Sheep Company

Aniroonz Sheep Company

Sitting across the table from Nancy Irlbeck one December at our ANIROONZ Sheep Company corporate Christmas party (which meant the 2 of us in a restaurant eating fresh, hot food, actually sitting, not wearing Carhartts or covered in sheep manure), I asked her the question...
December 08, 2020 — Jennifer Guyor
What is a Fibershed?

What is a Fibershed?

A Fibershed is geographically-specific territory from which one chooses to source raw textile materials. This growing movement is experiencing traction around the globe as it empowers producers and consumers to challenge textile production patterns...
October 31, 2020 — Jennifer Guyor
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Swallow Fork Ranch & Caretaker Trail

Swallow Fork Ranch & Caretaker Trail

I first met Angelo and Karen Theos at a Colorado Wool Growers meeting.  Their generous manner and inclusive spirit made me feel instantly at home in a crowd of strangers.  The next day I met their son, Anthony, and learned about their family business, Theos Swallow Fork Ranch...
June 15, 2020 — Jennifer Guyor