The Allied Botanical Corporation’s Research & Development farm in Tayug, Pangasinan has been accredited as a “Day Farm” agritourism destination by the Department of Tourism Region 1.
As a new project, the company is launching starting February 17, 2017 up to April 2017 what it calls Agritourism Open Days. During this period, Allied Agro Tech Inc. (AATI), a division of the R&D farm, will be opening the place to the public so visitors can experience what it calls “a-MAZE-ing sunflower and enjoy picking refreshing melons and watermelons, sweet pepper to hottest chilli pepper, Bahay Kubo vegetables and many more.”
Visitors will be charged an entrance fee of P100 each, with senior citizens, school children and PWDs enjoying 20 percent discount.
Aside from ornamental flowers, the visitors will see for themselves a wide range of vegetables, both hybrids and open pollinated. These include various high-yielding sweet and hot peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, ampalaya, cucumber, lowland cabbage, cauliflower, sitao, okra, squash, upo and high value crops like sweet corn, melons and watermelons, sorghum and others.