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24. Who Made Your Clothes? Relationships & Good Dirt with Eric Henry of TS Designs
Episode 248th January 2021 • The Good Dirt: Sustainable Living Explained • Lady Farmer
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Mary and Emma sit down with Eric Henry from TS Designs who has been navigating sustainability through the fashion industry for the past 40 years. Henry discusses the effects of NAFTA on TS Designs and the process of rebuilding his business with the triple bottom line - People, Planet, Profit - in the forefront of operations. Eric pushes you to think about the impact of the goods you consume and the places you spend your money while considering that sustainability is a journey not a destination.

1:55 - Mary and Emma talk about the New Year in pandemic times

Let’s get into the interview!

7:10 - Eric introduces himself and TS Designs

13:30 - What is NAFTA and how did it affect business?

16:00 - How TS Designs facilitates their production

26:40 - The 10,000 pounds project

40:00 - The value of connecting to local food

41:00 - Hope for the future of the clothing industry with the impact of Covid

48:20 - The production of T-shirts and soil health

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