Greenpacha is a California brand with headquarters in La Jolla. Since 2010 they have been working with artisans of Ecuador and their beautiful tradition of hand woven hats. Although the world knows these beautiful hats as “panama”, they have always been woven in Ecuador with natural fibers from the toquilla palm. At Greenpacha, they are rooted in values of sustainability and ethical practices. They design hat collections that are easy to travel with and that provide protection from sun exposure. Ultimately, their hats are hats to be loved. In 2012, The toquilla hat weaving tradition was recognized by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
MADE IN ECUADOR
BASED IN US AND SHIPPING: US
Their hats are handmade ethically by artisans in Cuenca and Montecristi, Ecuador.
They are made from straws of Carludovica Palmata or toquilla palm that only grows in Ecuador.