Provenance

Two Rivers Mill

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

  • Founded: 2012
  • Employees: 2
  • Directors: 1

We are a small-scale worsted mill owned and run by Phil and Dani Allen specializing in tops and yarns from 100% alpaca and alpaca blends at competitive prices

  • Claims
    • 100% made in the UK
    • Producing, sourcing or manufacturing entirely in the United Kingdom

    • 100% green energy
    • Utilising energy produced in a way that protects the natural environment, e.g. using wind, water or the sun.

    • bespoke
    • Custom-made from start to finish.

    • family-owned business
    • Operating with two or more family members involved, and the majority of ownership lies within a family.

    • low carbon
    • Causing or resulting in only a relatively small net release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

    • made to last
    • Highly durable and made to withstand wear and tear.

    • biodegradable packaging
    • Packaged with materials that are capable of being decomposed by bacteria or other living organisms.

    • sourced directly from farmers
    • Obtained from farmers, without the involvement of a middleman.

    • sourced responsibly
    • Obtained with social and environmental considerations when managing supplier relationships.

    • recyclable packaging
    • Packaged with materials that can be converted into reusable material.

  • Values
    • authenticity
    • Sourcing from undisputed origins or producing with signature methods.

    • craftsmanship
    • Creating or producing with a high level of skill.

    • environment
    • The natural world as affected by human activity.

    • collaboration
    • Working with another to produce something.

    • sustainability
    • Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

    • animal welfare
    • The wellbeing of animals.

    • quality
    • Meeting the minimum standard or higher, required to satisfy customer needs.

  • Social Impact

    The mill supports small alpaca farms in UK and Europe by turning the raw alpaca fibre into high quality yarns for sale or onward manufacture to garments

  • Environmental Impact

    100% wind generated electricity runs our restored machines. Our deliveries are carbon neutral. We use bio-degradable packaging and most waste is compostable

  • Governance

    The mill received funding from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development 2007-2013 but is otherwise wholly family owned and run.

  • baby alpaca tops - blended light grey

    baby alpaca tops - blended light grey

    Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

Two Rivers Mill

Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom

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