Natalia Burakowska, the founder of Terratela, a new brand that produces fashion from regenerative food and food loss, discusses her company's mission.
A few years ago, while dining at Massimo Bottura's Osteria Francescana, Natalia Burakowska had a revelation: The fashion professional suddenly saw a path to helping to change the discussion around food loss and waste by channeling her personal passion for environmental responsibility into a new clothing brand. The result, TerraTela (which means "Earth fabric"), launched earlier this year with a t-shirt made primarily from regenerative seaweed. On the United Nations' International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste (IDAFLW), the brand releases its latest shirt, made from corn sugar, today, so we thought it would be the perfect time to share this conversation.
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