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.

Articles

From the Fall 1984 catalog, Julie Galton and friends show off their brightly colored Baggies after rolling around in a patch of mud by the Colorado River. Photo: Chris Brown

Under the Mud

May 14, 2019 May 14, 2019

Julie Galton hadn’t been to a Patagonia store in years when she realized she needed some new Baggies™ for her upcoming summer trip to the Colorado River with her son. But when she went to Patagonia.com to grab a few pairs, she was unexpectedly greeted by a familiar face. Hers. It was the only… Read More

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