RI Indigo Planting and Processing Collaboration


Fibershed‘s Craig wilkinson provided REINHABITORY Institute with indigo seedlings, germinated by Headstart and by Wilkinson, which RI has planted in collaboration with East Bay Waldorf School in El Sobrante CA.

Gill tract community farm, collaborating with UCBerkeley, has
Nurseried RI’s flat of homegrown indigo in their  greenhouse, ready to plant.

Fibershed’ Wilkinson expects to realize two harvests of indigo from each of 5000 plants this summer, in anticipation of a fermentation at Fibershed’s fermentation floor in Nicasio CA.

Every contributor to the fermentation will receive a proportional share of the blue dye.

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