Deb Robson has been working with fibers since she first learned to spin in the 1970s. Her spinning led to research and advocacy to protect rare and historic sheep breeds and to provide resources for other spinners, for breeders and fiber enthusiasts. She was the editor of Spin-Off magazine for many years and co-wrote The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook with Carol Ekarius. You can follow her at Deborah Robson.
and her family moved to the country in 2002 to start producing their own food organically, including their own goat cheese. Before she knew what happened, 2 milk goats turned into 20, and a desire to make a simple chèvre launched a whole new career helping people raise their goats. Deborah is the author of , , and . She teaches online courses on raising goats and chickens at the University of Massachusetts and contributes to magazines such as , , , , and .
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Welsh Women’s Sheep Shearing Competition. (In Welsh)
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No Fleece Left Behind
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