30 Sep '13, 4pm

These hipster-friendly, herb-dyed organic-cotton vests promote a sustainable livelihood for artisans in India

These hipster-friendly, herb-dyed organic-cotton vests promote a sustainable livelihood for artisans in India

Very rarely does a fashion choice have the opportunity to make a profound influence on a global scale. For Harish Patel, a few compliments sparked an idea that became the Ishi vest . After returning from a powerful trip to India two years ago, Patel was enjoying a mocha in his local café when a woman asked him where she could find his vest. The vest was one he had picked up while in India and he was baffled as to how he could help this woman find one of her own. His trip to India had a more lasting influence than simply picking up some stylish new threads. Patel had the honor of meeting seed activists, farmers, and social entrepreneurs who were doing innovative things to counteract pollution, waste, and

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/ishi-makes-organic-naturally-dye...

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