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Gil Carandang, Father of Philippine Organic Farming

April 5, 2010 by  
Filed under Gardening, Green Exchange

Almost everybody we interviewed for Pinoy Organics acknowledge Gil Carandang as their mentor and/or inspiration in the field of Philippine Organic Farming. Gil is regarded by colleagues and students in the agricultural community as the “Father of Philippine Natural and Organic Farming”. He is a graduate of the Apprenticeship program on Ecological Horticulture, University of […]

Bio-Dynamic Farming in the Philippines

March 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Gardening, Green Exchange

In the recent workshop we attended about Bio-Dynamic Farming organized by The Institute for Steiner’s Ideas in Practice (ISIP), we thought of sharing some frequently asked questions on bio-dynamic agriculture from the Practical Abundance Workbook: What is bio-dynamic agriculture or bio-dynamic farming? The bio-dynamic agricultural method activates the life of soil and plants. Fundamental to […]

An Abundant Weekend

March 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Food, Gardening

Overwhelmed. Overjoyed. Two words to describe how our team felt on our way home from our two-day seminar spearheaded by Reimon Gutierrez of The Institute for Steiner’s Ideas in Practice (ISIP) Philippines and Greg Kitma of Philippine Bio-Dynamic Agriculture Research Foundation (PhilBio). Overwhelmed because of the new things we heard, saw and learned; overjoyed because […]

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