Vicky Putler

Vicky Putler


Vicky Putler runs Flax Project CIC which aims to revive linen production in the Tamar Valley and Plymouth, linking the city to the countryside, providing sustainable employment and training opportunities. She is involved in several research projects from calculating an accurate carbon footprint for craft materials to developing prototype processing machinery. Her vision is to create a non-polluting, low carbon supply chain from field to fabric. To compliment this, she runs an experimental textile-based education and community programme in Stonehouse, Plymouth.

Bioregional Bast Fibres – Developing LOCAL Agroecological Value Chains for Flax & Hemp Using GLOBAL Open-Source Knowledge Exchange

Grass Tent

Members of The Bast Fibre Network will share their thoughts, experiences, and future plans for developing values-led, agroecological, local supply chains for flax and hemp. We will discuss the potential benefits for farming, not just financial but also community and social aspects. We will share learning from farmers in Europe who have extensive growing experience […]