It was great few weeks travelling in TamilNadu…
Ethicus: Uthukuli, A small village near Pollachi has NID grads designing nature inspired sarees which takes shapes with the strength of local hand loom weavers with organic cotton grown by them – Apache Cotton – with it’s ethicas brand creating history with local variety of cotton seeds and doing farm-to-fashion. The product has the designer name, weaver name and time it took.
SAAL: Sustainable Agro ALliance, with a goal of encouraging farmers in Sevayur, Madurai area to grow organic vegetables as rain is scarce and growing paddy becomes tougher. Connecting farmers with consumers with the support of the agri-preneurs is the goal. The farmers using smart phones and application uploading their availability for accurate predictability of the supply,
Earthship: Karuna Farm in Kodaikanal has built a house using waste materials – tires, bottles and built an complete eco friendly house.
Grass Root Innovation: From Sithain Kottai, Dindigul, Using herbals this grass root innovator has lot of innovations including fuel additives to improve mileage to 30%. He has proved it scientifically also. He also has developed bio growth promoter to increase the carbon intake of plants.