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Milkweed


Where is the milkweed sourced from?

All of the Common Milkweed fluff we use is sourced from conservation groups located throughout WI and IL. We have partnered with these groups to provide volunteer hours that may not be met otherwise to collect and separate the fluff. When we are done, the seeds are sent back to their respective conservation group for future restoration.
Once the milkweed fluff is ready to be used, Buchanan Fiber Co. hand-dyes and and hand blends with GOTS certified cotton and sustainably sourced wool for spinning experience that’s both beautifully crafted and sustainable.

Why milkweed?

  • Adds warmth and sheen that other plant fibers have difficulty doing.
  • Unique fiber that adds interest to handspun items.
  • Supports Monarch Butterfly restoration.

 

Milkweed