Que Alegre Organic Farm
Farm To Table Tour
Discover the secrets to local wellness with a visit to the organic demo farm in the scenic town of Alegria. The local farmers will be more than happy to share with you their techniques on organic farming. If you’re interested in thrill-seeking, Alegria is also home to beautiful river canyons, where you can climb rocks and leap off waterfalls in a new kind of adventure.
Alegria’s guides work for the Saint Peter Academy of Alegria Foundation, Inc. (SPAAFI) Demo Farm, which advocates and highlights organic farming and the varied ways this promotes health and wellness.
Amante works as a community organizer for the SPAAFI Demo Farm. He has undergone trainings and seminars on values formation and basic leadership, sustainable agriculture, livestock training, community organizing, and computer literacy, among others. These trainings made him one of the best community organizers of this institution.
Demo Farm Worker
A farmer by heart, Dacillo is a pioneer of the demo farm and an expert on vermiculture, gardening, and swine and hog rising. He started working as team leader of the workers in 2009 and acts in this capacity to the present. Trained on Integrated Diversified Organic Farming System, he gives lectures on organic agriculture best practices.
Catacutan is a graduate of Agriculture at the Southwestern University. From 1988 to 1994, he was an organizer for the community-based Resource Management Office. He became a community organizer from 2001 to 2005 for the local government unit of Alegria. And since 2005, he has served as community organizer for the SPAAFI-Demo Farm.
Quiñanola became a community organizer for organic agriculture in Alegria last 2009. Several seminars and trainings later, he acquired certification on National Competency II and is now considered an expert in organic farming. He entertains home stay guests from other countries while demonstrating organic agriculture.
Basic Outdoor Essentials
Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated, and to avoid heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Lack of water is harmful to your body. Drink at least 8 glasses or more every day. Invest on reusable and BPA safe water bottles.
During the summer, we are always exposed to bright light from the sun rays, Non-polarized sunglasses have 100% UV protective coating that can properly protect your eyes.
Non-Toxic, Reef Friendly Sunscreen
Use a non-toxic, reef-friendly sunscreen lotion, of at least SPF 30, in order to protect your skin from harmful UV rays and to protect the environment from further exposure to harmful pollutants. Mandatory reapply when staying out in the sun for a long period of time.
Make yourself unattractive to insects. Enjoy the outdoors by guarding your skin against them by wearing insect repellant lotions and/or badges.
First Aid Kit
Dust off your old first aid kit and update it with things you need. Include small doses of over-the-counter medications, such as pain relievers, and medications for allergy, asthma, and motion sickness. Keep the kit away from direct sunlight.
Loose - Fitting Garments
Wearing loose-fitting, lightweight, light-colored clothing could help you keep cool in the heat. Avoid dark colors as they absorb the sun's rays.
Alegria Tourism Office
Telephone #: (032) 476-7093