What if handmade paper was at the farmer’s market, along with your favorite tomatoes and freshly baked loaf? Or, maybe there’s a snazzy notebook made from prairie grass paper in your CSA box.
You’re not daydreaming—community supported paper is a reality, thanks to Fiber by Fresh Press.
Something new is brewing in Illinois, and it’s not beer. It’s handmade paper.
Fresh Press is an Agricultural Fiber Paper-Making Research Studio.
They’re part sustainable paper making studio, part research lab, part badass, and they’re all about using leftover fibers from crops in the Midwest.