Mr. Mauro started as a conventional farmer in 2009 and shifted to organic farming in 2012. His shift to organic-based farm practices is not only motivated by the opportunity of gaining higher profit and higher productivity but also by his desire to advocate for healthy living and sustainable agriculture .
Maribeth Cardano, born in July 17, 1955, is an Ikabuhi Microfinance Program (IMP) member whose main source of income is farming. She owned a 5000-square meter of land that is being used for growing crops which is located in Matictic, Norzagaray, Bulacan.
Hardening is “a treatment that makes the tissues firm to withstand unfavorable environment like low temperature, high temperature and hot dry wind.”
Base sa pag-aaral ng mga eksperto sa Ramon Magsaysay-Center for Research and Extension Services, mayroong apat na natural na pamamaraan upang masugpo ang mga pesteng instekto.
Bayani Brew is a startup social enterprise that is brewing farm fresh iced tea made from organically grown local ingredients. They draw inspiration from healthy tea recipes found all over the country, and primarily use climate-resilient and perennially-grown crops.
Following the success of the six previous trainings in Bulacan, Leyte, and Nagcarlan, twenty-two more farmers became SEP partners in the organic agriculture advocacy.
PDCI is one of pioneering farmer-cooperatives that is engaged in sustainable agriculture. The farmer-members of the cooperative adopted organic farming following the prescribed standards as a strategy to increase productivity and improve product competitiveness in the market.
Never mind if the unproductive space is not suited for growing crops, all one need to start an urban garden are willingness, determination, and ingenuity.
Nutritious and delicious need not pertain to two different products. As shown by the First Harvest, using choice and locally and organically-grown ingredients can produce not only delectable but also healthy food products.
The old scripture says, if someone throws you a stone, throw back a bread; but before you do, make sure it is delicately produced with care and with natural ingredients, something like the breads from the “The Make Peace Bakery”
Brown rice is a very nutritious food. It is a whole grain that is relatively low in calories, high in fiber, gluten-free and can be incorporated into a variety of dishes.
Ka Bernie has been awarded several recognitions on organic farming including
Dangal ng Lipi ng Bulacan and National Gawad Saka Award (Farm Family Category)
both in 2012. In 2013 he was awarded as the Best Farmer Cooperator by BASC.