Dye Harvest Weekend

Join us to learn how to harvest color from the world around you! Students will learn how to create a variety of natural dyes from plants grown right here in New England. On the first day, the class will harvest dye plants from the Sanborn Mills Farm dye garden and...

Indigo Fresh Leaf Harvest, Pigment Extraction, and Dyeing

Come experience the magic of natural indigo dye! Extracting blue pigment from the fresh green leaves of the indigo plant is a fascinating chemical process that you can do right here in New England. Students will learn the extraction process step by step. We will begin...