dye Scape

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dye Scape
dye Scape
Louisville, Kentucky
The urban textile landscape is a network of small-scale gardens that cultivate plant fibers, animal fibers and dye plants for the purpose of natural textile production. This site will demonstrate the potential of plants to provide natural color to materials, teach residents environmental sustainability and entrepreneurship and support local textile production.  More about this project >

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Use Goal: Plant production
Use Type: Dye plant cultivation
Year Established: 2014
Year Ended: Ongoing
Duration: Permanent
Size (acres): 0.6 - 0.9 acre (6-9 lots)
Initial Cost: $10,000-$24,999
Site Control: Ownership
Lead Organization Type: Private
Implementation Partners: Nonprofit


Last updated: September 2021 – Do you have additional information about this project? Please use the share your project form > to share that information.