|A Hokkaido vista near the home of good friends.|
Not India, but it seemed to fit. Read on!
Most of that cotton, though, isn't raised organically and it's not manufactured responsibly. From GMO seeds to heavy chemical use to unfair labor practices, cotton often weaves a dark tale as it journeys to a store near you.
But not always.
Enter BioRe, Patrick Hohmann, and the farmers he works with in India and Africa to change that story, to weave some light and dignity into cotton's story. I had the pleasure of interviewing Patrick recently and learn how it is possible to make change in this world. It was a life-changing experience for me and I'm grateful for that. I hope, too, to someday journey to India and visit the farmers for myself. (Fingers crossed for that one!) Read the article linked above and see for yourself what things are possible.