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Watch The Harvest, a Video Series Tracking the Making of Solid State T-shirts

We launched the 10,000 Pounds of Cotton Project to give conscious consumers the opportunity to directly invest in sustainable, local, 100% U.S.-grown-and-made clothing. We created “The Harvest: A Gathering of Conversations for the Future of Cotton” to invite anyone interested to watch the making of the 10,000 Pounds t-shirts as it happens and meet the people behind the process. 
 So far we've hosted three virtual conversations with members of our supply chain: cotton farmer Andrew Burleson; Wes Morgan, manager of Rolling Hills Cotton Gin; and Andy Long, VP of Sales and Marketing at the Spunlab division of Parkdale Mills.
 You can watch recordings of each of these conversations below. To hear about upcoming conversations for The Harvest, sign up...

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The Harvest Conversation Series Part 2: Wes Morgan of Rolling Hills Gin

Since we launched the 10,000 Pounds of Cotton —our project to bring the American farmer back to the table in the fashion industry—we’ve been amazed at the response. Our series of discussions with people integral to this project called “The Harvest: A Gathering of Conversations for the Future of Cotton” has brought the textile industry, old and new customers, and worldwide press together to better understand our dirt-to-shirt journey here in North Carolina. For our first discussion, we talked to Andrew Burleson, the farmer growing the 10,000 pounds of cotton for our project. Our second conversation was with Wes Morgan, Manager of Rolling Hills Cotton Gin, who talked about the complexities and opportunities of ginning regional cotton.  Stay tuned for...

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Announcing The Harvest: A Gathering of Conversations for the Future of Cotton

Last week we were thrilled to launch 10,000 Pounds of Cotton, a project to bring the American farmer back to the table in the fashion industry. Now we're excited to announce a series of discussions with people integral to this project—as well as experts who will shed light on the challenges and opportunities in regional manufacturing that inspired us. We're calling the series "The Harvest: A Gathering of Conversations for the Future of Cotton." For our first discussion, we talked to Andrew Burleson, the farmer growing the 10,000 pounds of cotton for our project, and Eric Henry, the head of the team here at Solid State. Watch a recording of the discussion Dig deeper into resources mentioned in the discussion...

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