Photo was taken at Layog Country Farm by Janine V. Baloro
“Take care of the land”, he said “and the land will take care of you”. That was our father talking to us, his children, about the farm he has laboured so hard to set up. We were kids then, just in the grades. In our very young minds, we did not see the wisdom of […]
He was one of the seven farm volunteers from several countries that I was privileged to meet during the three days I was at the farm for some business. We have this tendency to form an impression of people we are meeting for the first time simply by relying on the message our eyes tell […]
Loquat fruits at Layog County Farm. Fruits growing in clusters are oval,rounded or pear-shaped. 1-2 inches Long with a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin. The succulent tangy flesh is white, yellow or orange and sweet to subacid or acid, depending on the cultivar.(loquat) Loquat is already a fruit plant which has been […]
A French volunteer shares her story of the daily life at the farm by documenting this with some beautiful pictures taken during her stay. Her photos tell us about the practical works to be done, social life with the other volunteers but also portrays the intercultural exchange experience both with the indigenous farmers and the local […]
Where flowers bloom so does hope – Lady Bird Johnson Even at my darkest moments, a little ray of hope is enough to help me take one step forward.
Lina’s Cottage is built at the area of the farm located above the national road. It was the first building to be constructed after it was reopened in 2008 and was finished in 2009. It was originally constructed for the caretaker of the farm but then his family refused to live there because they considered […]
Sometimes in life, dark clouds come and hide the sun, but that doesn’t mean the sun is really gone. unknown