Stop the Presses! It’s Community Supported Paper at Fresh Press

Fibers by Fresh Press, handmade paper in Illinois

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.

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The Microbrewery of Hand Papermaking (Fresh Press)

Fresh Press - Sustainable Paper making 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.

That’s right.

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.

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