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New Farm Bill Could Represent New High for Hemp Textiles

Where are fashion’s priorities? How sustainability will fare post pandemic is just one of many open questions. Join SJ on July 15 at 11 am for a webinar on how the crisis will affect future sourcing decisions and how to better measure progress.

Hemp has a reputation as a bohemian, earthy alternative to cotton or linen. For many, mentioning hemp clothing brings to mind loose-fitting pants and scratchy tunic tops, all in a dull, unappealing color palette. However, hemp has made some entrées into contemporary apparel that don’t bring to mind ’60s counterculture; like bamboo fiber, hemp is…

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