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Made in the USA Clothing from California Grown Organic Cotton. Amazingly Comfortable, Ultra Light and Super Soft.
Made in the USA Clothing from California Grown Organic Cotton. Amazingly Comfortable, Ultra Light and Super Soft.
79 backers pledged $5,486 to help bring this project to life.

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We still have two days for folks to back the project and get Amazingly Comfortable rewards! 

Today 98% of the clothing sold in the USA is made overseas and nearly all of that clothing is made from fabrics that have a negative effect on the environment, especially cotton. As lovers of the outdoors we want to create clothing that doesn't pollute the rivers, lakes, streams and oceans, and we want to make our clothing in the USA from organic cotton grown in the USA.

Why? Because 5.1 billion pounds of pesticides are used in the US each year and these poisons not only have a negative effect on the water we love to spend time. They also have a negative effect on the bees, the farm workers and their families, the drinking water and the creatures in the soil and the water. 

The Solution: We believe we have a responsibility to create clothing that doesn't pollute the environment, clothing made in a way that has a positive contribution not only to this generation of living creatures but also future generations of living creatures. 

By funding this project you'll help us prove we can make a competitively priced shirt in the USA from California Organic Cotton, a shirt that brings much needed manufacturing jobs back to the USA and that doesn't pollute our oceans, lakes, rivers and streams with harmful chemicals, a shirt you can be proud to wear.

If you back this project we will reward you with one of these Amazingly Comfortable PuraKai shirts (black, white, aqua green and blue):

 Men's Amazingly Comfortable Crew

 Women's Amazingly Comfortable Swoop Neck

 Men's Amazingly Comfortable Long Sleeve Crew

Risks and challenges

The biggest obstacle was actually growing the organic cotton (which takes 8 months and requires the cooperation of Mother Nature). The organic cotton has been grown, ginned and graded by the USDA. We have the highest grade of organic cotton grown in the world. This long staple, high grade cotton is the reason we can create the type of yarn (threads) that make an ultra light and amazingly comfortable fabric.

We already have a track record of making amazingly comfortable clothing and now with your help and the help of the NC State College of textiles we can now complete this project with a much lower amount of organic cotton.

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    Show some love and support for California Organic Cotton Farming and we'll send you a PuraKai Compostable Sticker.

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    MEN'S CREW (Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL) in the color and size of your choice - 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA. Super Soft and Light Weight. Upscale casual for those nights on the town, light and quick drying for working out and super comfy for chillaxin on the couch.

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    WOMEN'S SWOOP NECK TEE (Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL) in the color and size of your choice - 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA.. Super Soft and Light Weight. Upscale casual for those nights on the town, light and quick drying for working out and super comfy for chillaxin on the couch.

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    MEN'S LONG SLEEVE CREW (Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL) in the color and size of your choice - 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA. Super Soft and Light Weight. Upscale casual for those nights on the town, light and quick drying for working out and super comfy for chillaxin on the couch.

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    WOMEN'S LONG SLEEVE RAGLAN - (Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL) in the color and size of your choice - 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA.. Super Soft and Light Weight. Upscale casual for those nights on the town, light and quick drying for working out and super comfy for chillaxin on the couch.

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    ONE MEN'S OR WOMEN'S SHORT SLEEVE and ONE LONG SLEEVE in the color and size of your choice - 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA. Super Soft and Light Weight. Upscale casual for those nights on the town, light and quick drying for working out and super comfy for chillaxin on the couch.

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    YOUR CHOICE OF ANY 4 SHIRTS in the color and size of your choice. Each shirt is made from 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA. Get one for a gift and keep a couple for yourself.

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    YOUR CHOICE OF ANY 8 SHIRTS in the color and size of your choice. Each shirt is made from 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA. Get one for a gift and keep a few for yourself.

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    YOUR CHOICE OF ANY 24 SHIRTS in the color and size of your choice. Each shirt is made from 100% California Grown Organic Cotton and 100% Made in the USA. Get one for a gift and keep a few for yourself and get every color.

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