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    Top Marinduque hotel embrace farm-to-table movement

    Across the globe, forward-thinking hotels serve meals made with produce grown on-site. Their staff can just step outside and grab herbs, fruits, and vegetables for the kitchen. Good news is, this innovative approach is also happening in Marinduque right now!“We try to make all available spaces at Balar productive and organic,” said Lorie Uy, owner of Balar Hotel and Spa, housewife, and mother to three wonderful boys.The hotel offers Filipino and other Asian dishes, as well as cuisines with weste...  Read More...

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    Boac Community Garden Contest mini competition winners announced

    The pioneering “Boac Community Food Garden Contest”, launched last 28 April 2020 and spanned more than 55 days, has named three big winners from three separate participating barangays in the Municipality of Boac, in the island province of Marinduque.The contest has inspired garden farms, hardworking farmers, and gardening enthusiasts to try farming their own food amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.ALSO READ: Gardening contest inspires a community to grow food amid the COVID-19 pandemicAsid...  Read More...

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    [ESSAY] “Pamana”: the winning Boac Community Garden Story

    One of the highlights of the Boac Community Garden Contest is the Story Writing Competition. We asked our contestants to write about their gardening experiences, the challenges that they encountered, the successes they earned, as well as the biggest why’s that motivated them every step of the way. Here we present in full the winning essay from Dennis Motol of Barangay Caganhao, entitled “Pamana” (trans. Legacy). RELATED READ: Boac Community Garden Contest mini competi...  Read More...