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Solid State Clothing Launches the 10,000 Pounds of Cotton Project Paying American Farmers Above Market Rates to Make 15,000 T-shirts

BURLINGTON, NC—TS Designs, a North Carolina screen printing and t-shirt company committed to sustainability, recently launched the 10,000 Pounds of Cotton Project on their site Solid State Clothing. The Solid State Clothing site features a new brand of premium t-shirts manufactured entirely in the Carolinas as well as a U.S. cotton project that aims to reinvent the American cotton supply chain. By paying North Carolina farmers at above market rate prices, the 10,000 Pounds of Cotton Project will be an experiment to see how flipping the power in the cotton supply chain can change the way farmers operate. TS Designs President Eric Henry has committed to buying 10,000 pounds of cotton—enough to make about 15,000 t-shirts—from Andrew Burleson, a third...

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