‘A Frayed History’ – a review

‘A Frayed History’ – a review

Variety is the spice of life. It entertains us and beguiles us, forever feeding our wonder and curiosity about the world. But variety is also life’s substance. Biodiversity – the variety of life forms on earth – plays an essential role in sustaining the ecosystem services, such as food, water and energy, that we and other life forms depend on. Despite its value, however, biodiversity is threatened by human activities to an extent never seen before. The planet is now on the cusp of its sixth mass extinction and the survival of our species is in question. How has this situation come about and what can we do to change it?

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Bengala Dye Workshop

Bengala Dye Workshop

Erna Janine of Freeweaver Saori Studio reflects on her experiences of the Festival of Natural Fibres 2019. Janine facilitated the event and led a Bengala Dye workshop. Festival of Natural Fibres 2019 On a quiet Saturday last November, I was excited to once again help...

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Act with Diligence

Act with Diligence

We bring to you two positive messages for our organic khadi masks.  The first, ‘Act with Diligence’, is from Gandhi’s grandson, Gopalkrishna Gandhi.  The second 'Symbol of Global Unity' is from Lord Parekh. These messages are a testimony to the work of Khadi...

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Fabric and Fine Wine

Fabric and Fine Wine

The author Jo Salter is the founder of Where Does It Come From?, and, Non Executive Director of Khadi London. She was inspired to write the blog, Fabric and Fine Wine, after attending a khadi conference in Jaipur, India. A fellow speaker confided that they...

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Spinning a Yarn: Clicks that Tell a Tale

Spinning a Yarn: Clicks that Tell a Tale

Rose quietly moved around the festival venue, a heritage iron forgery in London. Capturing the mood and sights of the day with her camera. A few felt her presence, but she made our collective experience memorable with her photos. Images with stories and stories within...

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Khadi London Blog

Information, explainers and perspectives from the world of Khadi.