We happily announce three events in Connecticut over the next three months exploring three different themes! The first, on soil health and natural fibers, takes place on Saturday 7th March 2020, 6-8pm at The Studio Fairfield. The Assembly will convene a diverse panel representing ranch, farm, and city; policy makers, practitioners, and economic development: Nancy Cowser, executive director, Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region, New London Trent Loos, sixth-generation Central Nebraskan rancher, writer, radio host, Rural Route Radio, and […]
The next of the Union’s Local Assemblies will take place in Melbourne, Australia. Date: Saturday 29th February 2020Time: 1:30- 3:30pmPlace: Boyd Community Hub, 207 City Road, Southbank 3006 Register your attendance by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
On 30 November 2019, the event Local Futures: Local Fibres took place organised as a Local Assembly. Huge gratitude and respect for all those who participated and for the facilitators who have also put together this report. The event started with an activity called ‘Quilted Discourse,’ where groups had two assigned topics with a series of questions to help guide the conversations. After each topic of discussion we asked the participants to draw or make […]
For Union members who are running a Local Assembly, an outline of a suggested process to follow is here. As is a pdf version of the manifesto. Happy gatherings!
UCRF is delighted to announce the forthcoming student-led Local Assembly ‘Local Fibers : Local Futures’ in Vancouver, BC, bringing together students, faculty, researchers and industry to engage in critical conversations around improving policies for sustainable textile practices. Event Name: Local Fibres / Local Futures When: Nov 30, 2019, 1-4pm. Where: IMS Studio, Emily Carr University, 520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2, Canada. The event is free. But registration is strongly suggested due to […]