One farm that is always thinking of how people could be helped amid the Covid-19 crisis is the Yamang Bukid Farm in Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City.
Its new initiative is to teach the IP group in Sabang, Puerto Princesa City to grow vegetables. Before the Covid-19 crisis, they were depending on tourism as their source of income. Now that they are idle with no income, YBF is giving them vegetable seedlings and teaching them how to grow them so they will be able to produce food for themselves and perhaps sell the excess harvest.
The vegetable seedlings include tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, okra, ampalaya and others. Yamang Bukid Farm has high hopes that with this initiative more people will engage in farming so more food could be produced for our own food security.
YBF is a 42-hectare organic farm that has been growing flowers for agritourism, vegetables for the local markets, buffalo milk, and raw materials for its mother company, Yamang Bukid, that manufactures Healthy Food Products in its factory in Baguio City.