Meet Kasper our Danish Volunteer

He was one of the seven farm volunteers from several countries that I was privileged to meet during the three days I was at the farm for some business. We have this tendency to form an impression of people we are meeting for the first time simply by relying on the message our eyes tell […]

The origin of the Loquat Fruit Trees at LCF

Loquat fruits at Layog County Farm. Fruits growing in clusters are oval,rounded or pear-shaped. 1-2 inches Long with a smooth or downy, yellow or orange, sometimes red-blushed skin. The succulent tangy flesh is white, yellow or orange and sweet to subacid or acid, depending on the cultivar.(loquat) Loquat is already a fruit plant which has been […]

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 […]

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 […]

Starting a Coffee Plantation

We have just finished planting around 2,000 Arabica coffee trees which we purchased last June. Since we all do things by ourselves privately then we take also the responsibility of seeking advice from friends having experience in coffee farming. We are new in this field so we are eager to send our farm assistants to […]