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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...

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    Gardening contest inspires a community to grow food amid the COVID-19 pandemic

    Launched last 28 April 2020, the gardening contest that spanned more than 55 days has finally come to a close and announced big winners, inspiring garden farms, and hardworking farmers and gardening enthusiasts.COVID-19 and the local community quarantine in Marinduque resulted to a majority of Marinduqueños to spend most of their time inside their homes. The pandemic gave birth to a gardening contest that aimed to challenge locals to go organic and grow their own food in their respective ...  Read More...