We believe anything is possible & if you see a better way, find a way to make it happen. We see an opportunity in Detroit to make high-quality, veteran-made footwear & gear that redefines sustainability and maximizes the health and well-being of our workforce, our neighbors, and our customers.
Putting Motor City Soul into Sustainable Shoes
STRONG: We have an opportunity to bring manufacturing jobs back home while affirming America’s duty to support our veterans. Our strength comes from our commitment to place-based leadership and community rooted development that identifies and elevates the unique skills and assets of a given neighborhood. We honor labor instead of exploiting it. All our products are developed to benefit the surrounding community economically, ecologically, and socially. Instead of working to live better than others, reimagine what’s possible when communities reorganize themselves around everything living well.
SIMPLE: Our lead-off product will be durable, hand-made urban utility boots constructed locally sourced materials. Our work is grounded in the awareness that cooperation, localization, regenerative design, and open source solutions are some the best tools we have to make a world where all life can thrive.
SUSTAINABLE: Pingree Mfg affirms our responsibility to steward the life giving systems around us and make decisions that benefit and protect life 7 generations from now. We have work to do so we can make a sustainable product that me
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