Many Americans love the idea of buying products and technology made in America over imports. But buying American made products may be more than a feel-good choice. Read more
Have you ever considered where your clothes come from? No, not the brand name, but the workers who stitched together your outfit at a tremendously small wage. Fast fashion brands like H&M, Nordstrom, GAP, and Forever 21 depend on vastly underpaid workers (as little as $4/hour) to make clothing at alarming rates to meet consumer demand.
Organizations not only carrying merchandise with the Made in USA label but are also giving a portion of their profits to charities.
If you are a business in the USA and are (a) making a product, (b) providing a service, (c) selling Made in USA merchandise, or (d) are a supplier of American made raw materials, are donating a portion of your profits and are interested in having your business listed on this page, please fill out our application and a MAM rep will respond within 48hrs.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_single_image image=”9617″ alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”http://bit.ly/MBDSite”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]Mountain Bird Designs is a woman-owned, for-purpose small textile business located in Western North Carolina. We believe in balancing our profit with the mission to create positive change. All products are made in North Carolina from locally sourced, eco-friendly, sustainable materials and sewn in a fair-pay member-owned cooperative in Morganton, North Carolina. Ten percent of every purchase is donated to causes that address domestic violence and hunger in the United States.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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“Every person ought to have the awareness that purchasing is always a moral – and not simply an economic – act,” Pope Francis announced early this year. How can we spend our money as if our values matter? Read more
Startups are returning to American factories, and it’s no longer (just) about patriotism or marketing. These brands want to create the best, most innovative clothes in the world. Read more
At the swanky Prudential Center in the heart of Boston’s shopping district, the Yogasmoga boutique stands out for its sparse, minimalist aesthetic. At the entrance, there is a large white orchid on a table surrounded by neatly folded tank tops and yoga pants known for their high-tech fabrics. Soothing, Eastern-inspired music is piped in, giving the space a peaceful ambiance. Read more
Made in the USA & apparel reshoring is a hot topic in the apparel industry these days. Corporate America is definitely interested- we need to look no further than Walmart’s American Manufacturing Commitment to buy an additional $250 billion dollars of goods made in America over the next 10 years to see evidence of that. Read more
Donald Trump has a lame excuse for outsourcing the production of his clothing brand. The North Face, meanwhile, is proving that it’s possible to keep business local. Read more
Our organization, Mountain Bird Designs, is a new member of The Made in America Movement. Our premier products are business bags and clutches for women. We are a start-up company located in Western North Carolina.