Welcome to The Good Dirt, Episode 24!
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.
Listen to our conversation below!
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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