Connecticut used to have a booming dairy industry that has recently suffered a decline due to the rising prices of milk production, insufficient governmental subsidies and a lack of young farmers. In order to find new revenue sources for small farms we asked can milk serve a function in fashion?
In CT DAIRY we created a biodegradable, water resistant, flexible coating from the milk protein - Casein. The material and garments were made in collaboration with a small farm in Connecticut called Shaggy Coos. The milk protein was purified at the bioFAS