The people of Salug Valley, a rice bowl of Region 9 have celebrated the 2018 World Food Day for 6 consecutive years with a Forum on Agroecology, motorcade, and the opening of the first ever Farmer-led Organic Store in Western Mindanao.

“This is a result of our partnership with the LGUs, Department of Agriculture, our local Parish, and our fellow farmers who once dreamed of a secured food, healthy environment and sustainable economy” said Porsing Fernandez and Tony Lagahid, two of the pioneers of organic agriculture in Region 9. “Now, our dreams are turning into realities,” they said.

The store which is a symbol of their triumph is situated beside the Municipal Agriculture Office in Molave, Zamboanga Del Sur. You can contact Mr. Teodulo Badillo, the Chairperson of the Provincial Consultative Team of Agro-Eco Philippines in Zamboanga Del Sur more details and product orders at 09079803038.