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

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