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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 and Executive Director of the Three Rivers Fibershed, an affiliate branch of Fibershed, and just finished a 3-year term as President of the Weavers Guild of Minnesota. She was project manager for the Minnesota Hemp Wool Project, the Three Rivers Fibershed Regional Fiber Sourcebook, the Food Fighters Project and has previous experience as a Farm Educator at Gale Woods Farm. 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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