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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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    Zero Food Waste Heroes: food movers and rescuers amidst the pandemic

    On the third day after President Duterte declared lockdown in Metro Manila, AGREA Founding Farmer, President and CEO, Cherrie Atilano, received a call for help from a group of Agrarian Reform farmers - they needed to sell 15,000 pineapples. Due to the limitations posed by the quarantine situation, these pineapple farmers cannot move and sell their produce, and worse, all of it will be thrown away. I could not sleep that night knowing that 15,000 pineapples will fill landfills instead of stomachs...  Read More...

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    2 Filipinos join Food and Agribusiness Value Chains Course in New Zealand

    PALMERSTON NORTH, NEW ZEALAND. Two Filipinos represent the Philippine delegation to the Food and Agribusiness Value Chains Short Course provided by the Massey University Palmerston North in New Zealand, funded by the NZ Aide Programme, administered by the NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and in partnership with AGREA Philippines and Leaders and Entrepreneurs in Agriculture Forum - LEAF. Attending the course in New Zealand are Rafael Seño, AGREA’s Communications and PR ...  Read More...