Localism

4:58pm

Tue June 4, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Grow your own farm-fresh wardrobe

Rebecca Burgess, creator of Fibershed Project

Here in the Bay Area, it’s all about going local. Especially when it comes to food. But what about other things in our lives? Like what we wear, for example? The fact is, few of us know exactly what goes into making our clothes, the chemicals, fibers, and dyes. But one Bay Area woman, Rebecca Burgess, is determined to take Localism to her wardrobe and has set out to live a year wearing clothes made completely within 150 miles from her home in Marin County.

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