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Maddy Bartsch

Maddy Bartsch is an artist, educator and organizer of decentralized textile economies based in Minneapolis. She is a co-founder of the Three Rivers Fibershed and has previous experience with the Minnesota Hemp Wool Project, the TRF Regional Fiber Sourcebook, the National Mill Inventory Survey, and as a Yarn Incubator. In addition to fiber systems, Maddy’s work includes tackling food systems as a member of the Food Fighters Project and as the Community Connector for the Cannon River chapter of the Sustainable Farming Association. Maddy speaks on the topic of local fiber systems and sustainable textiles and teaches fiber arts classes to learners of all ages throughout the Midwest.

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