Agri Dreams from a Father’s Legacy

Thu, 12/21/2023 - 14:44

For most daughters, their fathers are the wisest men in the world. As Ms. Leonila Troyo Cajes have followed in her father’s footsteps, it is a testament to her belief in her father’s legacy. 

A daughter’s inspiration

The farm was realized by Ms. Leonila Troyo Cajes’ tireless dedication and vision, carrying forward her father’s legacy in agriculture while enriching the community with modern

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Wherever you are, Learn!

Tue, 03/17/2020 - 14:19

“It was a great experience!”, said Bary, a 23-year old young farmer, when asked about his experience during the Young Filipino Farmers’ Training Program in Japan (YFFTPJ). Bary U. Carcahente qualified for the training program after passing the National examination at the ATI Central Office. Since its implementation in 1986, the Young Filipino Farmers Training Program in Japan (YFFTPJ) has been.....read more

In the Pursuit of "Happy"ness

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:55

The roads to Happy Farm in Macrohon, Southern Leyte gave life to the proverbial belief that finding happiness is not easy. To share the story of the farm meant traversing the narrow and winding roads which lead to a quaint barangay in a valley behind Mt. Tangub, just where could “happiness” be. Upon reaching the barangay, one still has to walk a few meters more before witnessing for himself what

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Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:41

Adults should be the ones to make the world a better place to live in but time has come to actually bank on a child’s innate curiosity and creativity to secure the future.
The problem on food security and malnutrition leave children as the most vulnerable members of society. What’s amazing in this fight however is that no matter how vulnerable children are, with the help of grown-ups, they

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Farm Tourism Wisdom: The CALABARZON Experience

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 05:00

There is nothing as powerful as people learning from each other. Coming together to acquire lessons from other agripreneurs’ best practices definitely raises sharing to a whole new level of awesomeness. This was the case as Eastern Visayas FITS implementers visited four of CALABARZON’s best farm tourism sites.

KITS: Lakbay-Alay
The strategy, although very powerful, is nothing new. Knowledge

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Canaan Hill Farms and Honey Garden: An agri-tourism destination in Biliran

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 14:10

Parents mold their children to become a better version of themselves. It is common among farmer parents to advice their children: “Mag-aral kang mabuti, para hindi ka magsaka ng bukid.” This holds true to most of our farmers in the country. As much as they can, they do not want their children to experience the hardship and struggles cultivating land for a living.

For a family in Brgy. Uson

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Kap Alex: Farmer-Leader Extraordinaire

Tue, 02/21/2017 - 10:24

There are many farmer-leaders in the country but only a few can be considered extraordinary. Only a few can claim to be the embodiment of such a title. Add Alex O. Aborita to that list.

When people think of having a successful life, it would almost always be for their own families. Planning for the good life of one’s family is hard enough, but to do that for the whole community is something

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