24 Jun '11, 10am

Your Food is Local. What About Your Clothing?

An excellent concept for revitalizing the US economy in a sustainable manner. To be sure, there are many challenges to producing locally sourced, sustainable apparel here beginning with the fact that we have exported most of our apparel infrastructure to the third world in the name of cheap apparel. Here at Sympatico Clothing we craft our entire US-made line using a sustainable belnd of hemp and Tencel. Unfortunately, though industrial hemp production is still illegal in the US and Tencel is produced in China. As noted in the story, as the cost of fossil fuels and environmental degradation become unsupportable, the viability for a substantial apparel industry in American will grow. We’ve posted a story about hemp/Tencel here

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/food-local-about-clot...

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