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HOMEGROWN AND HANDCRAFTED: Wool spinning

July 14, 2014

Whitley County Farmer’s Market vendor Jan Meyers spins her homegrown and handcrafted wool to be made into a bundle of yarn, called a skein on a Saturday in June.

Editor’s Note: The following is the third installment of The Post & Mail’s series: ‘Whitley County Homegrown and Handcrafted,’ highlighting local enthusiasts.

COLUMBIA CITY — Jan Meyers, Proprietor of Earth Mother Farm and retired neonatal intensive care nurse, is best recognized for working her spinning wheel Saturdays at the Whitley County Farmers Market on the Courthouse Square in Columbia City. Earth Mother Farm comprises 10 acres south of Columbia City. It was there that Meyers spoke of her passion for sustainable farming and her love of spinning wool.

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