Issues in the Fashion Industry: Part 2

With all of this fast fashion and “disposable” clothing, people are either throwing it out (because the threads basically disintegrated) or because they got the one or two wears they wanted out of it.

Flat Land Coffee Co.

Here are a few things to know about your cup of joe:

90% of the world’s coffee production takes place in developing countries (When buying coffee at premium coffee shops like Flat Land Coffee Co., you can be assured those farmers are paid properly)
There are about 25 million coffee farmers in the world
Fairtrade coffee only a small portion of the market
The coffee is a $100 billion industry (let’s bring more of that to Canada)
Coffee shops have a 7% annual growth rate

Tony Chestnut

Designer Jill Sawatzky tells me about her androgynous clothing line Tony Chestnut.