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 […]

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. […]

Seedless Rattan Fruit (Littuko) at Layog Country Farm

As shown in the photo above, Layog Country Farm had its first harvest last year (2014) of rattan fruits or “littuko” as it is locally known in Mt. Province. The plant came to the farm as a gift from my deceased nephew Vicente Yaeng in 2010. Rattan belongs to the palm family and is native to […]

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 […]

No Way, I’m not Getting a Ride

The farm does not have it’s own vehicle transport. If you want to go to the town center or to any place around the area, you must take the regular passenger transport that regularly passes the farm early morning. That means, if you intend to travel and you miss it, then you have to postpone […]

From the Farm to the People

All our produce, basically fruits and vegetables, are delivered directly to consumers in communities around the farm. There are no middlemen involved. We have deliberately brought prices to a level within the reach of families with limited food budget. We did not want people to be deprived of their right to healthy food simply because they […]

Being a Layog Country Farm Volunteer, Philippines – A Video from Jason Ang

PHILIPPINES, 23 June to 1 July 2015 Gan Jen Ling, Nurul Amerah and Jason Ang Wei Lung, from Golden Key UTM Student Chapter traveled to Philippines for a volunteering project. We came to Layog Country Farm in Mountain Province. We really enjoy the stay in LCF not only because of the peacefulness but also the […]