Our founder, Lydia Wendt, was recently featured in an article by Jackie Mallon of Fashion United after her Keynote, at FIT's Sustainability & TEXTILES summit, on the American Farm To Fashion movement. Read the whole story at FASHION UNITED
Sea Change Radio's Alex Wise interviews our founder Lydia Wendt on 'triple bottom line' sustainability and California Cloth Foundry
In Sea Change Radio's "Shirt Off Your Back" posting, Alex Wise writes; "Among the inherent contradictions of capitalism, according to Karl Marx, is that private profit rests on the backs of workers who gain little from the arrangement, other than perpetuating the wealth of those to whom they sell their labor. But there is a movement afoot to mitigate that contradiction.
In 2011 ecologist Mark Browne released the results of a study that showed tiny synthetic fibers from clothing could be the biggest source of plastic in our oceans. You may surprised that you didn't get the memo and that's because most clothing manufacturers didn't want to hear it.
The Backyard Project Hoodie is The North Face’s first product ever grown and sewn within 150 miles of their headquarters in Alameda, California. California Cloth Foundry is thrilled as our founder and designer Lydia Wendt helped design and produce this socially responsible and waste-reduced garment.