Hobby Farms

Work to Wear

Farm living requires clothes that work as hard as you do.

- compiled by Sarah E. Coleman

Boots, Gloves & More

Use Your Head

The REI Buff Original Multifunct­ional Headwear can be worn a multitude of ways, including as a bandana, hairband, helmet liner, scarf or headband. Made from recycled materials (including single-use plastic bottles), the UPF 50 fabric manages moisture and dries quickly. $20; www.rei.com


Cody James Core

Men’s Shindig Jeans offer COOLMAX all-season technology, designed to keep the wearer cool when it’s hot and warm when it’s cold; the fabric, made with recycled fibers, moves moisture away from the body . $59; www.codyjames.us

Flannel Fits

This Hawx Harris Stretch Flannel offers moisturewi­cking technology and a drop-tail hem and adjustable button cuffs. $49.99; www.hawxwork.com

Get a Grip

Froggfinge­rs Full Finger Fishing/Outdoor Gloves are waterand wind-resistant with silicone “frog gripp” palms and fingers for secure grip; index finger and thumb have touchscree­n technology. $19.99; www.froggtoggs.com

Get a Leg Up

Dickie’s workwear leggings have knee and rear patches to provide extra integrity and a gusseted crotch for mobility. $69.99; www.dickies.com

Bottoms Up

Grunden’s Storm Seeker Pant is lightweigh­t, waterproof and breathable, with fully taped seams and ankle zippers. $79.99; www. grundens.com

Female Form-Fitting

Revivall’s Denim

Work Overalls are made specifical­ly for the female form of remnant fabric to reduce environmen­tal impact. $175; www.revivallcl­othing.com

Cool Tool Belt

The Farmer-Florist Tool Belt (available in right- and left-handed models) has room for heavy-duty pruners, scissors, writing utensils, a hand towel and more. The belt rests on the hips, so that it doesn’t strain the lower back. $227.95; www.floretflow­ers.com

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