Lina Lipski from Olympic Yarn and Fiber
"Small Is Beautiful: How Local Natural Textiles Support Healthier Communities and a Healthier Planet"
Lynn “Lina” Lipski is the CEO, founder and operator of Olympic Yarn and Fiber, an artisan custom yarn manufacturing mill located in Cosmopolis, WA. With a PhD in chemistry, 10 years of experience in academic research and teaching, and 10 years of experience as a mill owner/operator, Lina infuses her love of scientific discovery and a passion for locally produced products into all of the yarns and textiles that she produces. When not working in the mill, Lina can be found hiking or snowshoeing around WA State or visiting friends in Italy.