Category: Farm to Fork

Elvin’s Field of Dreams
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Elvin’s Field of Dreams

Elvin and April Rose Marabe had many dreams for themselves and their little family. They made sacrifices for these, such as being away from each other as Elvin sought greener pastures in the Manila while April Rose stayed home in Negros. But with happy tears welling in their eyes, under the shade of half finished...

September 5, 2018January 12, 2019by
NVC receives DOST Kabalikat Achievement Award
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NVC receives DOST Kabalikat Achievement Award

Reprinted from The Visayan Daily Star By Carla P. Gomez The Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation was one of the recipients of the 1st Kabalikat Achievement Award from the Department of Science and Technology at the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel in Makati City, yesterday [July 27, 2018]. The award, that was accompanied by a P200,000...

July 28, 2018September 7, 2018by
NVC sources homegrown mongo for Mingo Meals
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NVC sources homegrown mongo for Mingo Meals

Due to the quantity of mongo (mung beans) used to manufacture Mingo Meals, NVC has had to source mongo from many places, including Australia and Argentina. It feels good to procure green mongo for Mingo Meals from our own province, grown by JOL Farmers Association in Bago City. Jojie Locsin of the JOL Farmers Association...

July 3, 2018September 7, 2018by
Meet Domingo Divinagracia, a grower for NVC
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Meet Domingo Divinagracia, a grower for NVC

Domingo Divinagracia is a 32-year old farmer who tills his father’s 2-hectare farm, purchased from savings as an overseas worker. The municipality of Hinigaran, where Domingo lives, also allows him to work on a 4-hectare site in exchange for taking care of the area where garbage is segregated and young trees have been planted. Story...

NVC signs contracts with Negros Occidental small farmers
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NVC signs contracts with Negros Occidental small farmers

Beginning January 17, 2018, NVC is signing contracts with 193 Negros Occidental small farmers who till a total of 89 hectares of land in 6 different locations across the province. According to the terms of the contract, the farmers will grow–and NVC commits to purchase–a total of 56 tons of produce to fulfill NVC’s 2018...

January 18, 2018August 5, 2018by