“I want to do my best to take care of the planet by designing with recycled and eco-friendly materials. I think we all have to start with what we know because it can seem like a daunting task since I feel the world is in crisis. I design clothing, so I figured I'd start there.”
The first few harvests of organic cotton after the soil has been used in a conventional manner cannot be certified as organic. This is because of pesticides that still remain in the soil and the cotton plant. This particular harvest of cotton therefore is ‘cotton in the process of conversion’: the process of purifying soil and plants and moving from conventional towards sustainable agriculture.