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. 
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Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • 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...

    May 29 2021
    May 29 2021
    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...

    May 22 2021
    May 22 2021
    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...

    Apr 14 2021
    Apr 14 2021
    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!

    Mar 24 2021
    Mar 24 2021
    13:49
  • S02 E02 - Kitengala Hot Glass

    S02 E02 - Kitengala Hot Glass

    I was so fortunate to visit Kenya this month and experience the magic of Kitengala Hot Glass. Listen in and enjoy the Gallery Manager, Tom, sharing the story with us!Original air date February 26, 2020

    Mar 24 2021
    Mar 24 2021
    09:31