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Borrowed from the Soil: A farm-to-closet design exhibition

Presented by Fibershed at Buddha Barn, Point Reyes Station CA

Nov 10 - 13 2023
Borrowed from the Soil: A farm-to-closet design exhibition

Borrowed from the Soil

Borrowed from the Soil is a farm-to-closet design exhibition showcasing local makers and designers.

Exhibition Dates:
* November 10 – 16

Do your clothes help or harm? Today’s clothing relies on transnational supply chains, petroleum-based materials, and land and labor exploitation. But what if your clothing could build ecosystem and community resilience, while regenerating healthy soil and land?

The Borrowed from the Soil exhibition explores a future vision where the way we produce and use one of our most basic human necessities – clothing — can support the longevity and health of our local ecosystems and communities. Explore the process behind the production of locally-grown and made clothing that connects you to California farms, mills and designers.

This exhibition follows the journey from cotton and flax fields to sheep ranches and alpaca farms through the transformations of raw materials into beautiful textiles, embedding into the design process an understanding of how these materials can be healthfully returned back into our soils.

We invite you to help build a collective understanding on the interconnectedness between material, design, and consumer choices, and the land and people whom these choices impact.



    Official Website

Additional time info:

Friday, November 10, 1-3p — Soft Opening/ in conjunction with our annual Symposium (Separate registration here)
Saturday, November 11, 11-2p — Reception (11-1p Meet the Makers)
Sunday, November 12, 11-3p
Monday, November 13, 11-3p
Tuesday, November 14 , 11-3
Wednesday, November 15 — School Visits (If you are interested in organizing a visit for your class, please email See Educator Section below.)
Thursday, November 16 — School Visits (Update: This day is fully booked for school visits)


Buddha Barn

13201 Pt. Reyes - Petaluma Rd, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956