lavalan® News and Stories

Ski touring with one of our sheep farmers

We went on a ski tour with Marcus to learn more about his passion for snow and sheep.

EPISODE 5 & 6 - A summer on the alp

Lukas about his formative experience and what to expect when going back to 'real' life.

EPISODE 4 - A summer on the alp

Lukas about the role of the guard dogs as part of the herd and his relationship with the dogs

EPISODE 3 - A summer on the alp

Lukas about his daily routine as a shepherd, about Alp Cristallina and that sheep are definitely gourmets

EPISODE 2 - A summer on the alp

Lukas about his duties as a shepherd and the beginnings of being responsible for 1,300 sheep

EPISODE 1 - A summer on the alp

Lukas talks about his life as a shepherd, his experiences with the sheep and his daily challenges on an alp

Professor Dr. Pflanz about European Wool

About sheep farming, its history, how shepherds earn their living and the future of European wool

Anne-Lise - sheep shearer from Norway

Anne-Lise about sheep shearing, animal welfare, wool quality and about being a woman in this business

Marcus Berther - sheep farmer in Disentis (CH)

Marcus about sheep farming, this year's alpine lift, animal welfare and wool

lavalan® - the wool insulation & how it came to life

Meet Friedrich Baur - CEO at Baur Vliesstoffe - and find out how he invented lavalan®