Talk on Healthy Lifestyle and Organic Farming

The Organik na Negros Organic Producers and Retailers Association brings you a Back to Back Talk on Healthy Lifestyle and Organic Farming on Marsh 16, 9am – 12 nn at the Organic Market. Organic and Healthy Lifestyle by Dr. Albert Jo of Rapha Valley Pro-Biotics: Pagdamlig sang Aton Duta by Mr. Mariano “Bomboy” De La […]

Negros Farmers Weekend Market Opening

negros weekend market

Starting March 16, 2013 the Negros Farmers Weekend Market will open  every Saturday, from 7a.m. to 3p.m., at Magsaysay Road, Bacolod City. It is a Public Education Project of DC Cruz Trading Corp. and Herbe Foundation in order to teach a healthier way of life and support sustainable agriculture in Negros Occidental. The market takes […]

Two Negrense Featured in GoNegosyo’s 50 Most Inspiring Agri-Entrepreneurs

gonegosyo 50 most inspiring agri entrepreneurs

Two Negrense entrepreneurs, Philip Cruz of Herbanext and Ramon “Chin Chin” Uy, Jr. of Fresh Start Organic & Natural Company, were featured in the GoNegosyo’s “50 Inspiring Stories of Agri-Entrepreneurs” book. They attended the book launching last March 5 which was held at the Manila Polo Club. Chin Chin and wife Francine started Fresh Start Organics […]

Panaad sa Negros Festival 2013 Schedule

panaad festival dancers

Now on its 20th year, the Panaad sa Negros Festival 2013 is scheduled on April 8-14, 2013 and will focus on Organic Agriculture with the theme “Panaad @20: Celebrating Negros as the Philippines’ Leader in Organic Agriculture”. Every summer is always the best time to visit Negros Occidental for the Panaad Festival where the 19 […]

BacoLaodiat 2013 Schedule of Activities

bacolaodiat festival

The Chinese lanterns are up along Lacson Street and preparations are already underway for what could be the best BacoLaodiat Festival celebration. Once again, Bacoleños will celebrate the Chinese New Year with cultural shows, lantern parade, dragon and lion dances, lantern dance competition and more exciting events. BacoLaodiat which was coined from Bacolod and Lao […]

Bacolod Millionaires’ Row: Generoso Villanueva’s Boat House

villanueva boathouse

During the 1930’s, a short stretch of Burgos Street was known as the Millionaires Row because of the several grand mansions belonging to some of the rich families of Bacolod. Today, these mansions are still in good condition, standing proudly as proof of the affluent life of these families. One of these mansions is the […]

My Katuray (Gaway-Gaway) Salad Experiment

gaway gaway

Our little backyard garden has some surprises in store for me now that I am well enough to plant again. The katuray or gaway-gaway stalk that I planted about ten months ago is already a small tree and with numerous white flowers! I remember seeing the gaway-gaway trees with flowers last year at the Triumph […]