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Flax retting tank at Mallon Farm

Upcycling a cheese vat for a circular, regenerative textile system

While this year’s crop of flax is around halfway through its growing period, we are still busy with retting last year’s crop.  Retting is the process of breaking down the flax to separate the fibre from the outer layers. This can be done by spreading the flax over the fields to be retted by the dew or …

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