“Earth is what we all have in common.” ― Wendell Berry
Today marks the 49th time Earth Day has been officially celebrated in the United States. As we all take time today to reflect on the state of the environment and the steps we can take personally, and globally, to protect it, this week we explore one aspect of our own commitment to sustainability: organic cotton.
Read our “Stories from the Cotton Field” series here
Alabama Chanin and The School of Making offer organic cotton in a variety of forms:
Recycled Paper Note Cards (made from recycled cotton scraps)
From the archives: “Billy Reid and Alabama Chanin’s Homegrown Cotton” from The New York Times Style Magazine
@ Alabama Chanin
Join us for the first annual 2019 Project Threadways Symposium, April 25th through 27th, where we will come together to discuss material culture, community, and textiles. Find the full schedule of events here.
@ The Factory Store + Café
The Friends of the Café Dinner (benefitting Project Threadways) is this Thursday, featuring visiting chef Bill Smith. Reserve your seat here.
P.S.: We’ve been making sustainable fashion for over two decades. The lead image is from our 2010 collection, and the second image is from our Alabama Cotton Project with Billy Reid in 2012.