The Cleanest Line
Rachel G. Horn

Rachel G. Horn

Rachel G. Horn is a writer and editor at Patagonia. Her writing has been published in Popular Science, Men’s Health, Shape, and Fitness—where she covered everything from solar storms and volcanoes to the motivations behind the food pyramid. She spends most of her free time in the ocean training for long distance swims and freediving in the Santa Barbara Channel.


Thirty-five-year-old mother of three Adriana Robles has been working at Vertical Knits, a Fair Trade Certified™ garment factory in Baca, Yucatan, Mexico, since 2012. Photo: James Rodriguez

Giving Workers More of a Voice

Nov 23, 2018 November 23, 2018

Behind everything we make is the hard work of a human being—from growing raw materials and weaving fabric to cutting and sewing the finished product. Yet those who work in garment factories—and, globally, more than 60 million people do—have historically been subject to substandard working conditions and unable to report… Read More