In today’s episode, Mary and Emma sit down with Lani Estill, founder of Lani’s Lana ~ Fine Rambouillet Wool; a commercial wool business and small yarn line based in Northern California. Alongside her family, Lani also owns and operates a vertically integrated diversified livestock ranch producing cattle, sheep, alfalfa and grass hay in the Northern California/Northern Nevada region. With the help of partners like Fibershed and the Carbon Cycle Institute, Lani’s family ranch is now running under a climate-fighting Carbon Farm Plan!
Throughout the episode, Mary and Emma dig into Lani’s life on the ranch and chat about the complexities of owning and operating a truly sustainable supply chain. They also speak to the power of the consumer and talk about the soul satisfying decision to invest in climate beneficial products.
1:30 – Mary and Emma catch up and talk about upcoming events!
Let’s get into the episode:
9:30 – Lani’s Lana Wool!
12:15 – Lani introduces herself
16:00 – Regeneration on the ranch
20:00 – The early days at Fibershed
23:40 – Investing in carbon farming
30:00 – The team
32:30 – The sheep
35:10 – The fabrics
42:00 – The cost of climate beneficial products
49:00 – Dyers and natural dyes
51:20 – What does the Good Dirt mean to you?
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Listen to our conversation below!
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