The volunteers’ cottage – Poklang cottage

Layog Country Farm is at present having two small cottages for the volunteers. One of the cottages is named in honor of my deceased Uncle Paulino(Poklang) who is a younger brother of my father. He is a person who has dedicated so much of his time working for the development of the farm. Poklang cottage  has two (2) […]

So you need a place to stay?

“Please tell us where we could stay should we need to stay in Baguio for the night before we proceed to the farm?” asked one volunteer. It is a common query that we receive from the farm ’s foreign volunteers. It sounds like a “no-brainer” query but it is really not that simple. It is […]

My farm life as a volunteer at Layog Country Farm

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 […]

There is Food in Flowers

We are adhering as close as possible to the principles of the indigenous farming systems in the way we run our farm but with slight difference. Flowers and other ornamental plants do not have much place in the indigenous way of farming because for indigenous peoples,  you farm with the intention of producing food for […]

Volunteer Reviews and Comments from the Visitors

Your Feedback: The Farm’s Signpost The road to successful advocacy work is not easy to navigate. You may be sure you are on the right track and have clear plans on where you want to go and how to get there but you can never be sure which way to turn when the track you […]

Be an Eco-Warrior: Join the Action and Make a Difference

Our survival is at stake. Take heed. Take action. Join the war against the wanton destruction of our Mother Earth. No action is a small action. Looking for ways to do it? Come join us on our farm. Volunteers preparing bamboo fences for the garden The Layog Country Farm is built around sustainable farming principles […]

How to Get to Layog Country Farm

From Manila There are many bus companies with Baguio as their destination, but we recommend you take the Victory Liner which have terminals in Pasay or Cubao in Quezon City. When you are coming from the airport, the bus terminal in Pasay is the closest one. From the airport you can take a Yellow Taxi to […]

Accommodation at Layog Country Farm

Layog Country Farm has 2 cottages for the volunteers. Each cottage is complete with kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms.The bedrooms are to be shared by two persons and the cottage has a capacity for 4 persons.Totally we can take 8 volunteers at the same time. Poklang’s Cottage is named after my Uncle Paulino “Poklang” while Milagros […]

Lola Julia’s Bamboo Garden – Developments

There are now new developments with regard to the project about my mother’s bamboo garden (Lola Julia’s Bamboo Garden) which was started last month. The plan is to develop a little park at the entrance to welcome the visitors to the bamboo garden. A native hut is presently being constructed by Joseph, our farm assistant. […]

My Mom’s Bamboo Garden

“Do not think about me. Go do what you have to do. I would be happier to see your plans moving on without hitch than be the reason it is going to be stalled.” My Mom told me as she insisted that I attend my meeting with the Philippine Bamboo Foundation which I was contemplating […]