Gallery: Learn How To Dye Your Clothes With Local Produce at the Mobile...

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If you're a Greenmarket regular, you may have already run into Laura Sansone's House-Wear Mobile Textile Lab. With her small cart on wheels, she takes an inspiring natural dye process to local farmers markets around the five boroughs. The dyes are made on the spot using seasonal produce from the farm stands, and the wool is sourced from New York State farms. Sansone's cart demonstrates the fusion between textiles, farming, and food, and shows how fashion can be both sustainable and accomplished on a truly local scale.

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