Bayani Brew is a startup social enterprise that is brewing farm fresh iced tea made from organically grown local ingredients. They draw inspiration from healthy tea recipes found all over the country, and primarily use climate-resilient and perennially-grown crops.
Following the success of the six previous trainings in Bulacan, Leyte, and Nagcarlan, twenty-two more farmers became SEP partners in the organic agriculture advocacy.
PDCI is one of pioneering farmer-cooperatives that is engaged in sustainable agriculture. The farmer-members of the cooperative adopted organic farming following the prescribed standards as a strategy to increase productivity and improve product competitiveness in the market.
Never mind if the unproductive space is not suited for growing crops, all one need to start an urban garden are willingness, determination, and ingenuity.
Nutritious and delicious need not pertain to two different products. As shown by the First Harvest, using choice and locally and organically-grown ingredients can produce not only delectable but also healthy food products.
The old scripture says, if someone throws you a stone, throw back a bread; but before you do, make sure it is delicately produced with care and with natural ingredients, something like the breads from the “The Make Peace Bakery”
Brown rice is a very nutritious food. It is a whole grain that is relatively low in calories, high in fiber, gluten-free and can be incorporated into a variety of dishes.
Organic farming is not only about reviving traditional practices like adding rice straw and applying manure. There is a science behind that makes agriculture production sustainable and climate-resilient.
Diseases are considered major constraints in rice production. Rice diseases are mainly caused by bacteria, fungi or viruses. A rice farmer should be aware of the proper diagnosis for these diseases in order to avoid yield loss and poor quality produce..
Kayumanggi directly translate to brown in english. It could also be a brand of organic products created with a desire to promote health awareness int he community.
Ka Bernie has been awarded several recognitions on organic farming including
Dangal ng Lipi ng Bulacan and National Gawad Saka Award (Farm Family Category)
both in 2012. In 2013 he was awarded as the Best Farmer Cooperator by BASC.
The challenges to achieving sustainable development serve as an invitation to evolve a system and culture that puts the planet and people first.