Restos told to source supplies from organic certified farms

August 24th, 2016 by

DAVAO CITY -Restaurants serving organic meals are urged to source their products from the city’s organic farms that are PGS-(participatory guarantee system) certified.

“We are urging these restaurants to buy their organic products from PGS-certified organic farms to ensure that what they are serving are pure organic meals,” said Joy Enriquez, a representative of Go Organic Davao City (GoDC).

Enriquez said buying products from PGS-certified sources is highly recommended to as it assures healthy and pesticide-free products.

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3 Davao organic resto receive PGS certification

August 23rd, 2016 by

DAVAO CITY — Three organic farm restaurants can now claim that their products are 100 percent organically grown and produce after receiving the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) organic certication.

“The Davao PGS brand is a second-party certification process which is recognized by the city’s Organic Agriculture Management Committee (OAMC) and the Department of Agriculture’s Technical Committee on Organic Agriculture (TCOA). When you are certified PGS, this means that your farming process follows the established national standards on organic farming.” said PGS Inspector Alex Betarmos.

Go Organic Davao City (GoDC) representative Joy Enriquez  in a statement on Tuesday, August 23, said they welcome this development as “this signals a positive start for the organic food movement under the administration of Mayor Inday Sara.”

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Profile of Organic Farmers in Davao City

February 10th, 2016 by

A Report on the OA Practitioners Profiling Project