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Cotton has been a very important fiber since the beginning of man’s cultivation of crops. In the 21st century, the farming of cotton is beginning to change to support a more natural relationship between man and our planet. Tasha Miller Griffith is the author of an article, “Where Cotton Comes From” that profiles the Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative that provides 90% of the organic cotton in this country. I encourage the reader to check out this very informative article to find out more about cotton production in the United States. There is also a wonderful video that brings her story alive with interviews from the farmers that make up the TOCMC. Explore Fiber hopes this educational information will impact the way we make decisions about our purchases in order to support a sustainable environment.