Organic

A Sense of Humus

We just capped a weekend workshop of backyard farming. There we were, mostly urban dwellers raised on store-bought vegetables and Chippy. We were out in the sun for practical work. I had warned them about hats and garden boots but the urban dwellers fancied sneakers or sandals, an umbrella and Rayban sunglasses. We gawked at the […]

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Local v. Organic

I was just at the weekly market at the Jaime Velasquez Park (Salcedo Market).  As always, the stall with the most people were the Organic Fruits and Vegetables stalls (well, ironically, aside from Ineng’s PORK barbeque.)  I just realized that with the hype on Organic produce today, everyone’s rushing to buy anything labeled “organic.”  But […]

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