straw into gold event
3500 Coventryville Rd, Pottstown, PA 19465
Saturday April 3rd noon - 4pm
This Event is Sold Out
Stay tuned for more opportunities to participate in our flax project!
Help us kick off our second Pennsylvania flax field at Kneehigh, a woman owned and operated organic farm in Pottstown. Learn about our flax crop adventure, linen textiles, and farm to textile processing while you enjoy light refreshments.
Participate in a hands on workshop processing our 2020 flax crop from retted straw into golden spinnable fiber destined to become fine linen.
Make and take home a braided flax fiber piece made from 2020 crop.
Masks required. Please bring gloves ( gardening or otherwise) if you have them.
Covid safety measures will be observed.
Everybody is Welcome!
We offer this event at the following levels:
- Neighbor (limited tickets at this level available) - $0
- Explorer ( covers the cost of refreshments) - $15
- Friend of a Flax Friend (pays for a neighbors refreshments) - $30
Want to give more?We are raising seed money
We have a goal of $670.00
Please consider contributing at the following levels & receive a thank you gift
- Seed Starter - $50 1 oz seed plus a pair of linen produce bags
- Seedling Support - $100 1 oz of seed plus four handmade linen napkins
- Flax Faerie - $200 1 oz of seed, a framed photo of our first PA flax field