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An Invitation to Take Root

In botany, the radicle is a catalyst. It is the first sprout to appear when a seed is developing into a plant. The radicle anchors the seedling in its infancy and becomes the plant’s primary root system, providing stability and supporting the plant’s health and longevity. In homage, we offer Radicle, an invitation for you to take root.

Radicle is the manifestation of Earth in Color’s philosophy, which grew out of my experience being a Black woman studying environmental sustainability...

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