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EXPLORE 

THE WORLD 

WITH US 

Wild Fibers is dedicated to promoting and protecting all aspects of the natural fiber industry. We travel the world, interviewing shepherds from Alaska to Afghanistan, and we look at the changing world of processing, underscoring the need for sustainable practices. Our goal is to create a broader understanding of an industry that is as old as civilization itself.

Join us - in print or in person.

IT'S HERE!

Tour Schedule late 2021 - mid-2022

Alaska

3/4/22-3/11/22

  • VIP Tour and dinner, Musk Ox Farm

  • Iditarod

  • Aurora Borealis

  • Train Ride: Fairbanks to Anchorage

  • Dog Mushing

Antarctica

1/29/22-2/9/22

  • 12 days aboard a luxury ship

  • Expert naturalists and guides

  • Zodiac cruising

  • Kayaking, Hiking, and Camping

Arctic

7/24/22-8/7/22

  • Exclusive stay on Wrangel Island

  • Polar Bear, Musk Ox, Walrus

  • Snowy Owls, Arctic Foxes

  • Eastern Siberia's Cnukotka Coast

Galapagos

01/19/22 - 01/23/22

  • 16-passenger private yacht

  • hiking, kayaking, and snorkeling

  • Blue footed boobies

  • Iguanas, giant tortoises, seals

  • Optional trip to Otavalo market

Scotland

Spring 2022

We are trying to put together a special charter and would love to hear from you if your might be interested. The trip would last roughly 12-14 days.

South Africa

11/5/21-11/18/21

  • 2 nights at a Mohair Farm

  • Pt. Elizabeth: spinning factory

  • 2 nights at luxury safari camp

  • Sisal weavers in Swaziland

  • 3 nights, private camp Kruger Park

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MAGAZINE

Wild Fibers is published annually featuring stories about natural fibers from the world. It is most often called "the National Geographic of the fiber world" focusing on the relationships between culture and envIronment.

TOURS

We lead tours to Antarctica, the Arctic, South Africa, Alaska, The Falkland Islands, and India. combining a love of natural fibers and the natural world. With the exception of our polar cruises, our groups are limited to 8-10 guests,

LECTURES

Wild Fibers editor and publisher, Linda Cortright is an international speaker, offering adventurous stories and stunning images from her travels around the world. Currently, she is presenting a four-part series on Zoom

CASHMERE

CENTER

In 2015, Linda Cortright along with the support of her subscribers built the first and only cashmere spinning center in India's High Himalayas,  providing employment to 130 women.

Our spectacular new coffee table  book 

Shopping

We offer a diverse selection of fiber items that we have thoughtfully sourced from 

family-owned businesses and local artisans around the world. Many of our pieces are one-of-a kind and can't be re-ordered. We ask for your understanding when ordering.

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Digital Copies

We are gradually converting  our sold-out back issues into digital format, beginning with our 15th anniversary issue on seal wool.

TESTIMONIALS

"WILD FIBERS IS LIKE 'THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC OF THE FIBER WORLD'"

"THIS IS THE ONLY MAGAZINE MY HUSBAND AND I FIGHT OVER."

"I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE THE PLACES I HAVE BEEN WITH WILD FIBERS. I READ THE STORIES FOR YEARS AND THEN I STARTED GOING ON THEIR TOURS."

"I READ WILD FIBERS FOR THE STORIES, THE PICTURES, AND BECAUSE IT

ALWAYS MAKES ME LAUGH."

"To love what you do and feel that it matters how could anything be more fun?"

Katharine Graham

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