Production Partners + Memberships
Heritage Natural Finishes - Used as our sole finishing wood sealant, Heritage Natural Finishes are premium penetrating oil finishes handcrafted in small batches with the highest quality, all-natural ingredients from sustainable resources. They're made without the use of toxic heavy metal dryers, chemical processing, petroleum distillates, or bleaching. In addition, all their products are biodegradable and non-ozone depleting.
Zeilinger Wool Company - Since 1910, Zeliinger Wool Company, located in Frankenmuth, Michigan, has been providing fiber processing for wool products. They do a lovely job of spinning our wool fleeces into yarns and roving so we can offer our customers beautiful, quality fibers.
Greener Shades - Used to bring both vibrant and subtle colors to our homegrown yarns, Greener Shades is a non-hazardous, non-chrome, low impact, heavy metal-free acid dye for use on silk, wool, nylon, or any animal fiber. Formulated without the use of hazardous metals, these dyes provides superior light and wash fastness without relying on metal compounds to achieve bright and beautiful colors. These dyes also conform to the Organic Trade Association's standards for Organic Fiber Processing!
Columbus Clay - Columbus Clay, located in Columbus, Ohio, has been in business since 1939. They supply us with all our ceramic needs, from clay to all the beautifully colored glazes.
Timber Framer's Guild - The Timber Framer's Guild is a member-based organization dedicated to promoting, supporting, honoring, and advancing the craft of timber framing.
American Suffolk Horse Association - The American Suffolk Horse Association is a member supported association whose intent is to preserve and maintain the genetics of the Suffolk horse breed in America.
Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association - The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, founded in 1979, is a grassroots coalition of farmers, backyard gardeners, consumers, retailers, educators, researchers, and others who share a desire to build a healthy food system that brings prosperity to family farmers, meets the growing consumer demand for local food, creates economic opportunities for our rural communities, and safeguards the environment.
Environmental Working Group - The Environmental Working Group is an American activist group that specializes in research and advocacy in the areas of agricultural subsidies, toxic chemicals, drinking water pollutants and corporate accountability. EWG is a non-profit organization whose efforts we support.