The Evolution of Layog Country Farm

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]