Maria Benjamin

Maria Benjamin


Maria runs multiple ethical businesses utilising farm commodities and skills gathered from her and her partners farm in the Lake District. Including The Soap Dairy, utilising their Jersey Cow Honeysuckle’s milk, Lake District Tweed, bringing provenance-based textiles back to the Lake District using wool sourced from within the different districts, and off-grid accommodation development within their carefully farmed land.

Fashion is Agriculture: Field, Farm & Fashion/ Wool

Speaker's Corner

A discussion on the opportunities for integrating fully traceable breed specific British wool into a diverse farming landscape. Highlighting the possibilities for regenerative farming principles to be carried from field to fabric; emphasising fully traceable supply chains that focus on empowering the farmers, makers and users through re-educating and reconnecting the material journey. By showcasing […]