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TN Home & Farm 2017: How Stony Creek Colors Works with Tobacco Farmers to Grow Indigo

"Jay Head, a tobacco and row crop farmer in Cedar Hill, was skeptical when Sarah Bellos approached him in 2015 about growing indigo for her dye manufacturing company, Stony Creek Colors. “I was like, ‘This girl is on a wild goose chase,’ ” Head recalls. “But the thing has caught on. If her business model translates into what she thinks it will, this can be a big industry for Robertson County.”"

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Wrangler 2018: The Blue in Our Blue Jeans

"Most people probably don’t know what makes their jeans blue, but indigo plants and dyes have been producing our favorite color for thousands of years. In the early 20th century, chemists began making synthetic indigo dye from petroleum, which helped fuel the runaway success of denim and the blue jeans industry. But natural indigo is back in a big way, thanks to Stony Creek Colors and our friend, Sarah Bellos."

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