Plant-Based Color: Agriculture’s contribution to sustainable fashion

The fashion industry as a whole contributes substantially to global pollution, but a Tennessee company and its farmers are working on a sustainable solution.

Stony Creek Colors was founded in 2012 by Sarah Bellos with a goal of shifting clothing dye away from hazardous synthetics to plant-based, climate-positive dyes.

The company partners with local farmers to grow indigo plants for natural color.

Bellos and dye-specialist Eva Sailly joined Tammi Arender on the Market Day Report to share how the indigo is grown and used for dye, the positive environmental impact of the process, and how you can do it at home!

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First introduced to RFD-TV on Larry’s Country Diner, The Malpass Brothers, modern day troubadours, bring you their very own, brand-new show to RFD-TV. Viewers can enjoy traditional country music from the brother duo of Chris & Taylor Malpass, a featured celebrity guest on each episode, and loads of clever humor.
Join popular polka performer Mollie Busta as she hosts the weekly “Mollie B Polka Party” on RFD-TV! The one-hour program features the nation’s top polka bands and a wide variety of ethnic styles produced on location at music festivals from around the country.
Dailey & Vincent are BACK ON RFD-TV for another great season, brought to you by Gus Arrendale & Springer Mountain Farms. Join them as they welcome scores of fabulous bluegrass, country, and gospel music acts as special guests!
SharkFarmer TV is the brainchild of Rob Sharkey, a 5th-generation farmer from Illinois. He shares the stories of incredible people in agriculture—both their successes and perhaps a few blunders along the way. You’ll see aerial footage of the field just as the drone crashes into a barn—and hear the story behind it all.
Celebrating 16 Consecutive Seasons on RFD-TV! “The Penny Gilley Show,” starring “The Sweetheart of Country Music” herself, Penny Gilley.