Join the Fibershed

Heartland Threads Fibershed is a new 2020 organization seeking members to build a dynamic network of area fiber & textile producers, processors, designers, artists, makers, crafters, dyers, tanners, mills, shops & events.  Individuals, farmsteads, businesses and anyone interested in local regenerative agriculture – we welcome your support!

Click below to fill out our online membership form:

If you are already a member and would like to pay your yearly membership fee, please use the link below:

To join by mail, click below to download a PDF of our membership form. Fill out the form, attach a check for $25* made out to Heartland Threads, Inc. and mail to Heartland Threads, 1615 8th St, Monroe, WI 53566.

* 2022 calendar year membership fee is $25 (tax deductible). Fees will provide funding for organizational expenses, website, directory setup, and programs. Larger or smaller amounts gratefully received for membership. Financial supporters don’t need to live in our service area.

Membership Benefits

Members in our service area will receive these benefits as time and finances allow:

  • Online Directory listing of farms & businesses
  • Online Calendar of fiber events
  • Discounts on group events and products
  • Future plans include workshops, virtual learning opportunities, and featured farm visits

Contact: LindaDee Derrickson, Heartland Threads, W4350 Wirth Lane, Monticello, WI 53570  text: 608-636-0253; email: info@heartlandthreads.org

Our Mission

To encourage & support a “fiberculture” of networking producers and consumers of local regenerative fibers & textiles, emphasizing education, economics, environment, and community cooperation.

Our Fibershed

Heartland Threads Region

Heartland Threads, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit serving SW Wisconsin and NW Illinois, specifically these counties:

Wisconsin: Green, Lafayette, Grant, Iowa, Dane, Rock, Jefferson, Dodge, Columbia, Sauk, Richland, Vernon, Crawford

Illinois: Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago