Lipa City – The farmers’ association from Brgy. Lumbang in this city, Kumikitang Sakahan (KuSa), awarded a certificate of appreciation to SM Foundation last November 14 during the flag raising ceremony at the City Hall Grounds of Lipa City.

The appreciation is for the free training given by the foundation two years ago dubbed as Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK), for which modern organic farming methods for high-value-crops were given to 20 KuSa members.  Upon utilization of the newly learned methods, the farmers were able to harvest more from their produce. 


Further assistance by the government made the farmers as regular participants in the weekly Sinag Kabuhayan  – a weekly farmers market fair held every Friday at the Lipa City Hall Grounds.  Sinag Kabuhayan is spearheaded by Mayor Meynard A. Sabili, MAS Foundation and organized by the City Agriculture Office. 

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Jay Recinto

Co-Founder/Head Blogger at Hello Lipa
As a frustrated chef, Jay puts his Certificate in Culinary Arts from the International School for Culinary Arts & Hotel Management to good use by eating...a LOT. As the co-founder and head blogger for Hello Lipa, you'll often see Jay touring the city for the best places to dine in and the most fun events to attend. If not doing Hello Lipa duties, you'll see Jay either at a Starbucks or at the gym, if not doing hubby and daddy duties at the Recinto/Hello Lipa HQ.
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