By Hand From The Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

By Hand From The Heart is a Makers Market event in South India. Upcoming Events: 22nd Edition: 2nd – 3rd February '18 , Jenney Residency, Coimbatore. 23rd Edition: February '18 in Chennai.

Meet The Farmer: Santhosh and Vishnu, Ultimate Cococs, Pollachi

Santhosh and Vishnu Of Ultimate Cococs are farmers first. Their father Madhu Ramakrishnan of Santhosh Farms is a veteran in organic and natural farming. From farming to coir products, the brothers have developed a wide array of gardening solutions with coconut coir. 

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Santhosh & Vishnu 

A bit about you and the organization.

Coming from a agriculture background, we have been in touch with nature through our life. Our organization Ultimate Cocos was founded in 2008, with a vision to make coconut coir a viable product for a greener tomorrow.

Tell us about your products and what makes them special.

Our garden articles comes with a vision to create a plastic free growing medium for our life line (Plants & Trees). Our Coir products are not only eco-friendly but helps the plants to grow healthier, being Porous in nature air circulation o the roots of the plants are better when grown in Coir Pots, Basket Liners with Coco Peat as the rowing Medium. Also coco peat helps in conserving water as it retains more water for plants.

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Describe your farms and what’s it like?
Apart from our coir business, our farm “Santosh Farms” named after Mr.Santhosh by his father Mr.Madhu Ramakrishnan, a veteran in Organic (Natural) Farming. He has enthused many youngsters to turn to organic farming instead of chemical induced farming.

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You have participated in an earlier edition of By Hand From The Heart what was the experience?

It was a great experience for us to have been part of the earlier edition of BHFTH. We meet many organic & hand made product enthusiasts and artists in the previous edition. Also it was a great platform to showcase our eco-friendly products to a encouraging and a welcoming audience.

What’s the best thing about being a farm entrepreneur?
Credibility!

What advice would you give other to makers to explore Chennai?
Chennai is convergence of many ideas, people, culture & opportunity! A place for all entrepreneurs to showcase this talent & product!

Santhosh & Vishnu, Ultimate Cococs, Pollachi, will be at the By Hand From The Heart: MAKERS MARKET – 18th Edition

Friday – Saturday, 5th – 6th August, 2016
10:00 a.m – 8:00 p.m
Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park
132, T.T.K Road, Alwarpet, Chennai – 600018, Tamil Nadu. India

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