Fiber Flax and Fairsing – Planting, Nurturing and Harvest in 100 Days

FLAX AND FAIRSING VINEYARD In March of 2021, next to a block of our mature Chardonnay vines, nearly an acre of fertile Fairsing soil welcomed our first plot of fiber flax.  Tended by Meara McNally Butler, Fairsing’s manager of Finance and Admin, the variety of fiber flax chosen for planting is taller than flax grown for consumption (flax seed). Select flax cultivars are renowned for their tall, unbranched stalks, resulting in luxurious bast [...]