Creating modern indigo culture 
in its ancestral home — South Carolina.


Donna Hardy of Sea Island Indigo is creating a thriving, sustainable indigo culture based in the Lowcountry of the United States using the same strain of indigo plants grown in this  area for over 270 years.



Indigo is a powerful plant whose history is laced with mystery and superstition. Its use has been dated back nearly 4000 years, from ancient Mayans and Aztecs to European explorers.

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Want to learn about the ancient art of indigo? Donna Hardy can teach you how to harvest indigo, create rich dyes for fabrics and yarns, eco-print using indigo leaves, and more.

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