I love raffia. Within days of discovering the fibre, I was right into it. I use it a lot, and it's my preferred core for basket making. Also, as a retailer, a lot of raffia has passed between my hands this year. So I'm starting a series of posts on the unspoken things about raffia.

There's a lot of 'ethically sourced' being thrown around when it comes to macrame supplies, but do you know where your cotton is coming from and what, if anything about it is ethical or sustainable?
I've tried much harder this year to run String Harvest with a lower environmental footprint and I wanted to share some what and why info about our packaging - a dry topic for sure, but these are the small factors which make our business impact...well, less overall. That's a good thing...