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Chit U. Juan

Chit Juan is a founder and owner of ECHOStore sustainable lifestyle, ECHOmarket sustainable farms and ECHOcafe in Serendra , Salcedo Village, Podium, Centris QC mall, Davao, Cebu City, Iloilo and Antipolo City. She also is Chair of the Women’s Business Council of the Philippines and President of the Philippine Coffee Board Inc., two non-profits close to her heart. She often speaks to corporates and NGOs on sustainability, women empowerment, and coffee.

WANT TO PLANT SOME COFFEE?

By: Chit U. Juan
I planted my first coffee tree back in 1999 in a farm lent to us by a religious order somewhere in Tagaytay. But sadly, that property was taken over ...

SLOW FOOD: IS ASEAN LOSING IT?

By: Chit U. Juan
Can we still save the planet one seed at a time in these parts? Have you noticed how science has played around with our food? Have you ever wondered ...

LENTEN REFLECTIONS OF A FOODIE

By: Chit U. Juan
I have been reading Facebook posts on the evils of soy (it’s mostly Genetically-modified), the danger of eating the meat from cows who ate soy, the ...

CLEAN AND GREEN SINGAPORE

By: Chit U. Juan
There is nothing like going to another warm country but feeling a little more cooler and a little greener than visiting Singapore. The city is so ne ...
ECHOSTORE: Gifting Ideas 2016

BORACAY: SAVE THE ISLAND!

By: Chit U. Juan
At the two-day Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) – The Philippines Forum, international speakers hope to share best practices from all ...

MY DAD, MY MENTOR

By: Chit U. Juan
I remember bringing him his slippers and a glass with  his favorite scotch on the rocks when he came home from work. As he unwinds, we watch the nig ...

SAVING THE BARAKO…AND ARABICA

By: Chit U. Juan
This is why diversity matters in the farm—even for coffee. Everyone is preaching Biodiversity—that of planting different species in different places ...

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