Rattan Fruit(Littuko) as “Pasalubong”

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 […]

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 […]

Lina’s Cottage – Layog Country Farm

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 […]

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 […]