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#115 How Merino Sheep can Thrive in Europe – Lesley Prior

Click on the button to load the content from player.captivate.fm. Load content   https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/cfb55be6-90c8-4eb9-af82-288c9af409c8/115-lesley-prior-final-audio.mp3   Lesley Prior successfully breeds merino sheep on her farm near Devon in the UK. Something many sheep farmers never thought possible. In this Wool Academy Podcast interview, Lesley shares her vision of creating a large merino sheep flock in Europe […]

#114 It is not over until it is over – Wool Textile Recycling

https://podcasts.captivate.fm/media/8f9c3636-0cde-4183-a035-24f2b2a09ae0/wool-academy-podcast-114-john-parkinson-audio-final-final.mp3 In this Wool Academy Podcast episode, wool textile recycling expert Dr. John Parkinson shares the story of why he started his new wool textile recycling business Iinouiio which stands for It is not over until it is over. Looking back at a life long experience in the textile recycling industry, Dr John Parkinson shares […]

#113 How to develop coarse wool product applications

Click on the button to load the content from player.captivate.fm. Load content In this Wool Academy Podcast episode, Sustainability Wool Industry Expert and Journalist Tone Skårdal Tobiasson shares insights into the different wool research projects she helped develop and coordinate successfully in Norway. The common thread of these Norwegian wool projects is the goal to […]

#112 When Wool Prices Collapse

Click on the button to load the content from player.captivate.fm. Load content The Covid-19 pandemic has lead to a strong decrease of coarse wool prices. What does that mean for the little Flock Wool Trading Company who just collected its first container of Albanian wool ready for sale? CEO of Flock Wool, Evan Thomsen, and […]

#110 First Wool Collection

Click on the button to load the content from player.captivate.fm. Load content In this Wool Academy Podcast Episode, you will learn how the Flock Wool Team collected its first container of Albanian wool. Evan Thomsen, CEO of Flock Wool and Elisabeth van Delden discuss the events as and how they happened.   Watch the discussion […]

#109 Albanian Sheep and Wool

Click on the button to load the content from player.captivate.fm. Load content   This podcast episode is all about getting to know Albanian Sheep and their wool. Evan Thomsen and Elisabeth van Delden from Flock Wool talk about the different Albanian sheep breeds and the different wool qualities.   Watch the discussion on video by […]

Why we all need to promote wool

Ever since I was working in the wool industry while at the IWTO as well as working as a consultant, I heard wool industry members say again and again that ‘we need to promote wool more’ or ‘we have failed to promote wool more’. We need to promote wool more – who is we? It […]

#108 About the Albanian Wool Industry

Click on the button to load the content from player.captivate.fm. Load content In this interview, Flock Wool CEO Evan Thomsen gives insights about the Albanian wool industry. We discuss reasons why the Albanian wool industry got dismantled 30 years ago, why it never got back on its feet and what the situation is today.   […]

#107 How Covid-19 challenges also a wool start up

Click on the button to load the content from player.captivate.fm. Load content In this interview, Flock Wool CEO Evan Thomsen talks about how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the company’s operations in getting the company up and running to collect its first wool. Gain insights on how to stay flexible in business during uncertain times. […]