I have to confess, I thought this year was going to be different. If you read the 2019 cotton acreage projections I shared, you may remember that excitement about acres going up. So when I saw that one of my favorite farm Instagrammers would plant their first cotton crop, I had high hopes. Both for the crop and my ability… Read More
Black Cotton — Farming and Creating All in One Place!
As I started the series about creators doing cool things with cotton, I thought of a small company doing really cool decor with my favorite fiber. Then I decided to do some “farmer Friday” features so readers could get to know the people who grow the crop. Thinking of both of those, North Carolina’s Julius Tillery, the founder of Black… Read More
Meet the Cotton Farmer Who Lets You Watch the Cotton Grow
Very few of us look out the window of our homes, offices or cars and see what is happening with a crop, much less know what cotton looks like day-to-day. Those plants ultimately will become that favorite pair of jeans or the luxurious sheets that ease our body & mind at night. Would that be cool to see? Well, thanks to… Read More