ESSA General Assembly

The General Assembly was held last February 19, 2022 via zoom. Despite the challenges of coordinating the schedules of the members, many were able to attend the yearly gathering. The ESSA network is nationwide and most of the members are…

Introduction to Biodiversity and Ecology

The Basic Ecology and Biodiversity Orientation-Workshop for ESSA Youth was attended by 21 youth participants from Antique and Iloilo. The youth learned the importance of understanding the ecology and biodiversity in the context of the Philippines. The different wildlife and…

Permaculture Design Course in Antique

The Permaculture Design Course facilitated by Engr. Ala Luglug and Christine Dolino. The workshop was attended by members of Antique and Iloilo City cluster. The participants learned the principles, techniques and design process during the 7-day workshop. On the last…

Sustainable Stories Episode 1: Brgy Captain Teresita Chua

Hello everyone! Today we will be launching the first of our ESSA sustainable stories, a series of interviews with people within the network who have been instrumental in helping to strengthen our advocacy of Sustainable Agriculture. First up we have…

Dihon Sa’ Raya

Reported By Enrique Canizares The Antique Cluster with its Dihon Sa’ Raya initiative has been very aggressive in grounding the community’s vision. Last October 7, 2021 the group met with Dep-Ed superintendent to discuss the requirements and process to register…

The Soil Food Web

This post by Sambali Beach Farm an all-natural farm set on the sandy beaches of Zamables gives a nice representation of the biological activity that we outlined in our article, The Basics Of Soil Fertility. There is this very beautiful…

Antique Cluster Meets Again to Plan their Initiatives

On October 8, the Antique cluster met once again to continue discussing their various initiatives. They began the meeting with a Kamustahan, followed by a viewing of a Anthroposophic medicine lecture. This helped to further ground them in the holistic…