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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 ...

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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