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Who Made Your Clothes? Sweaters: Millmachas

Finding “my people” was what I thought would be one of the more difficult aspects of starting Campo.  I often get asked how I found my partners in Peru… The process started with “research trips” to Peru to validate the viability and need for this idea as well as “find my people”.  If you have read previous blogs, you’ll know that I met knitters and weavers during my first trip to Peru back in 2014.  I approached random people on the street whom I saw knitting and creating things.  In likely broken Spanish, I asked them about themselves, where they were from, did they have a family, what they were making, and for whom.  At the time this was just...

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Why Wisconsin?

Hello Campo Friends,  All those who know me know that I am a stereotypical crazy Badger fan.  How do you know if you're a crazy Badger Fan?.  IF YOU: - See someone on the street or passing by wearing any form of Badger gear, you shout "On Wisconsin" or "Go Bucky" and are incredibly excited if they respond  - Tell people about the UW-Madison whether or not they care that you went there.   - Know that Camp Randall, Kohl Center, or the Terrace in the summer among other places are some of the best places in the world.   I have so many amazing memories recent and old of UW-Madison.  I feel incredibly fortunate and lucky to be a badger!   I...

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