The Just Craft

by Alissa Head

A podcast for ethically-minded makers, available on Stitcher, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and thejustcraft.com. Follow on Instagram @thejustcraft and Twitter @justcraftcast. Support this podcast for as little as $3 at ko-fi.com/thejustcraft. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S03 E03 - Clean Up Your Plastic Waste: By Making Your Own Household Soaps!

    S03 E03 - Clean Up Your Plastic Waste: By Making Your Own Household Soaps!

    In honor of Plastic Free July, I thought I would stick close to home and interview someone who inspires me a great deal. He has made a huge impact on the amount of plastic waste in our home by creating almost all the soaps we use ...

    31:21
  • S03 E03 - A Trip to Tarheelbilly Farm, Part 2

    S03 E03 - A Trip to Tarheelbilly Farm, Part 2

    In this follow up to the previous episode, Alissa visits with Charis Walker, Shepherdess at Tarheelbilly Farm in Southern Ohio. Charis talks about crafting with her Tunis wool, and shares her perspective as a woman of color on rac...

    37:06
  • S03 E02 - A Trip to Tarheelbilly Farm: Part 1

    S03 E02 - A Trip to Tarheelbilly Farm: Part 1

    In this episode, Alissa visits Charis Walker, Shepherdess at Tarheelbilly Farm in Southern Ohio, with a goal to meeting the sheep that made the wool for one of her favorite garments she knit. In part one, learn the history of Tarh...

    50:44
  • S03 E01 - Grow Your Clothes: Rust Belt Fibershed

    S03 E01 - Grow Your Clothes: Rust Belt Fibershed

    What is a fibershed? And what impact does local fiber, local color, and local labor have on craft, community, and the environment? In this episode, I interview Jess Boeke and Sarah Pottle, twin sisters who co-founded Rust Belt Fib...

    38:17
  • Season 2

  • S02 E03 - Kenana Knitters

    S02 E03 - Kenana Knitters

    In this episode I speak with Patricia Nightingale and Susan Kimanzi of Kenana Knitters in Njoro, Kenya. We talk about how the business started, the wool economy in Kenya, natural plant dyes, and homemade spinning wheels. Enjoy!

    13:49