So it’s safe to assume you’re not going to find cotton growersat the local farmer’s market and have the chance to ask them about how they grew their fiber. Or is it? That day may come sooner than you think.
Let’s take you back to little more than a year ago. That’s when outdoor apparel marker The North Face unveiled the limited edition Backyard Hoodie, following the company’s vision of sourcing and manufacturing a product within 150 miles of its headquarters in Alameda.
|Backyard Hoodie used sustainable cotton. (North Face photo)|
|This display at Spirit Week tells story of SCP cotton growers.|