“The Department of Tourism has accredited the farm as a tourist destination” she said. “That makes the Layog Country Farm, the first ecology oriented farm to be accredited as a tourist destination in the Cordilleras” she went on. The excitement was just bubbling in her voice. That was my sister, Lina in Norway, on the [...]
We have just harvested seedless rattan fruit(Littuko) from the farm the day before I travelled to Baguio to visit relatives and friends and I thought of bringing these rattan fruits as special pasalubong. Giving pasalubong is a cultural Filipino tradition of travellers bringing gifts from their destination to friends and family back home. The gesture of [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]