Patagonia and Industrial Hemp

Sustainable clothing refers to fabrics that are derived from environmentally friendly grown fiber crops or recycled materials.


It has been stated that 1 acre of industrial hemp produces as much fiber as 2 to 3 acres of cotton and is much stronger & softer than cotton, with a longer life span, and mildew resistant.  Some of the environmental benefits


Patagonia along with Mike Lewis & Fibershed are at the forefront of leading the way for sustainable clothing derived from hemp.


“Industrial hemp is a community-building industry, it’s not a ‘let’s come in and take what we can get’ kind of industry.” – Mike Lewis


Check out the Harvesting Liberty Documentary