Natural dyes from plants
There is a growing demand for natural dyes for use in the textile, cosmetic and food industries. This seminar is for experts in the farming, natural herb and textile industries and any person enthusiastic about the interesting history and potential of all-natural plant-based dyes. The symposium is hosted by The vermont Arboretum along with regional Cloth using intent behind bringing understanding about problems and possibilities in plant dyes being encourage a sustainable normal dye business in western new york. Besides presentations, the symposium will feature sellers, demonstrations and displays.
(includes lunch and snacks)
- Early Bird Registration (before October 1): $60 user / $65 Non-Member
- Registration Fee (after October 1): $70 Member/$75 Non-Member
Anne de la Sayette – Growing colors: All-natural Dyes from flowers
Anne de los angeles Sayette is a French agro-engineer and graduated in business economics. She developed and led the Regional Center for Innovation and Technological Transfer in Horticulture (CRITT) where she initiated and was able a 15-year innovative task on natural dyes. This interdisciplinary strategy has allowed the development of a big plant collection, the introduction of cultivation processes together with production of plant colorant extracts and pigments on an industrial scale. She is a recipient associated with 2012 “Ordre nationwide du Mérite” prize.