Begonia Flowers In Your Salad

Begonia Flowers In Your Salad

When we visited the Taiyi Ecological Leisure Farm in Nantou, Taiwan, recently, our guide picked some flowers of the mini begonia that was so floriferous and told us to taste it. It was good and we liked it, especially Ronald Costales who runs an organic farm in Majayjay, Laguna. He […]

Mulberry Picking In A Taiwan Leisure Farm

Mulberry Picking In A Taiwan Leisure Farm

ONE OF the recreational Do-It-Yourself (DIY) activities you will enjoy if you visit the Fairy Story Village Organic Farm B&B in Yilan, Taiwan, is mulberry picking. That was what we particularly enjoyed during our visit on April 11, 2016, together with a number of Philippine media practitioners. The farm is […]

60,000 People Visit Pumpkin Farm With 450 Varieties In Taiwan

60,000 People Visit Pumpkin Farm With 450 Varieties In Taiwan

ON April 10, 2016, your blogger, Zac B. Sarian, visited the Wang Shan Leisure Farm in Yilan County, Taiwan, that boasts of 450 varieties of pumpkin that come in unimaginable sizes, shapes, color and texture. We were invited, together with other media persons, by the Taiwan Leisure Farms Development Association […]

JACKFRUIT: Big Business In Vietnam

One crop that we can grow in the Philippines but which we are not growing in commercial scale is the jackfruit. No wonder, our supermarkets as well as fast food chains in the Philippines are sourcing their requirements from Vietnam. We visited Vietnam last week and we found out the […]

IN VIETNAM: Dragon Fruits Are Well Fertilized, Irrigated

In Long An province in Vietnam you will see large plantations of dragon fruit. They are very healthy and fruitful because they are irrigated and also adequately fertilized. A few years ago, several hundred hectares of rice land were converted into dragon fruit plantations because a feasibility showed that dragon […]

IN THAILAND: Photos From The Talad Thai Market

IN THAILAND: Photos From The Talad Thai Market

HERE ARE photos that we took during a previous trip to Thailand which could give you an idea about the Talad Thai Market, a privately developed wholesale market where farmers can bring their harvests for wholesale distribution. There are a few stalls, however, where small amounts can be purchased. Talad […]

IN VIETNAM: Some Interesting Fruits

We saw some interesting fruits in the market in Ho Chih Minh City during our recent trip to Vietnam upon the invitation of Bayer CropScience to attend the Rice Future Forum 2015.. One is a very round avocado which could weigh three pieces to a kilo. It has chrome yellow […]

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