Martes, Nobyembre 29, 2011

Event Highlights of the 2011 Negros Organic Festival

6th Negros Island Organic Farmers Festival
December 16-20, 2011
Provincial Capitol Grounds 
Gatuslao St., Bacolod City


  • ·         Trade Fair Exhibit of certified organic products
  • ·         Organic Cookfest, an Organic Cooking Demo by Top Chefs and Restaurateurs in the country including our very
  • ·         own local chefs and restaurateurs.
  • ·         Market Matching – Chefs and Restaurateurs with Farmers and Fishermen
  • ·         Organic Cooking Competition
  • ·         Eco quizbee, Song-writing, Workshops, Party and Band (Daily events for participation by LGUs & farmers)
  • ·         Culinary & Organic Farm Tours
  • ·         Fora on sustainable organic technologies; access to markets & development funds for farmers; and health & wellness
  • ·         Sale of Artisanal, Native, Sustainable, Vegan, Eco friendly, Indigenous, Local Food and Non-Food
  • ·         products from Social Enterprise
  • ·         Exhibit of arts, crafts, paintings and more

  • ·         First and Biggest Organic Festival in the country
  • ·         More than 100 exhibitors are expected to showcase their products
  • ·         Top Chefs, Restaurateurs and Organic Farmers from all over the country gather in this annual event to celebrate Organic Food and Farming
  • ·         Feast on widest variety of certified organic produce available
  • ·         Updates on Sustainable Organic, Natural and Biodynamic Farming and Eco-Friendly Appropriate Technologies
  • ·         Locavore, Native, Artisanal, Vegan, Healthy, Sustainable Products
  • ·         Sale of Free range, Pasture-raised & Grass-fed livestock, such as cattle, pig,   lamb, goats and poultry
  • ·         Major Organic Foodie destination
  • ·         Longest running Organic Festival and considered to be one of the largest fairs of certified organic food products in the country.
  •      Organic Farm Tours by Viaje Negrense

·         VENUES:

      Events Center
      Social Hall, Provincial Capitol Bldg.
·         NOMPAC Gym
·         Trade Fair Tents


Dec. 16, 2011  Motorcade
Thanksgiving Mass
Cutting of Ribbon and Opening Program
Best Booth contest among exhibitors (including                      LGUs/ NGOs/POs)
Organic Cooking Competition
Opening of Chef’s Organic Cookfest - Chefs Ferns 
    Aracama, Ariel Manuel, J Gamboa, JP Anglo
Night Market and Events - Governor’s Night & 
Farmers Forum / Market Matching

Dec.   17, 2011     
                        Hataw Pabalhas sa Lagoon
Symposium on Organic Farming Technologies
Eco Quiz bee (High school & college level)
Chef’s Organic Cookfest - Chef Ian McKenzie, Sau
     del Rosario, Manny Torrejon
Organic Cocktail by Culinary Schools (Students of 
   Culinary Arts from La Salle-ICA) 
Song-writing contest based on the theme: “One 
 Food, One Island, One Life”
Night Market and Events (PGT Finalist, Patik-
cauayan of Himamaylan)

Dec. 18, 2011                  
                        Hataw Pabalhas sa Lagoon
 Role of LGU in the Dev't of Organic Agri in the 
 Healing with Functional Food - Dr. Robin Navarro
 Participatory Guaranty System - Ms. Rowena Buena
 Solid Waste Mgmt:  The Naga Experience - Atty. 
     Ervin Estandarte
 Slow Food Cooking - Ms. Mara Pardo de Tavera
Chef’s Organic Cookfest-Kawali Kings, Chef Gaita Fores, Chef Tom Bascon, Mr. Enting Lobaton
Trade Fair
Night Market and Events (Fire Dancers/ Bukidnon-Carol-an Band)
Organic Cocktail (Students of Culinary Art)

Dec. 19, 2011                  
                        Hataw Pabalhas sa Lagoon
Kick Off of Organic and Culinary Tours
    Health & Wellness - Dr. Albert Jo
    How to set up a Coffee Shop Business - Ms. Pacita Juan
   Product Dev & Branding Workshop - Ms. Jeannie Javelosa
Chef’s Organic Cookfest-Chef Ronnie Guance,  Ms. Marie Gonzales, Chef. Alice Ty
Trade Fair
Night Market and Events ( Eco Fashion Show)
Organic Cocktail (Students of Culinary Arts) 

Dec. 20, 2011                  Hataw Pabalhas sa Lagoon
Diversified & Integrated Farming System for Small-holder Group - Mr. Ramon Penalosa  
Organic Cookfest - Chef Robby Goco, Mr. BJ Benedicto, Ms. Mari Stelle Estrella, HRANO's
Trade Fair (Organic, Natural, Artisanal, Sustainable, Eco Friendly, Local)
Contests on: Bayo, Palupok-canyon na cauayan
Organic Cocktail (Students of Culinary Arts)
Closing Program

*Program subject to change.

Bring your family and friends!

1 komento:

  1. See you guys there! Excited! Organic heaven! :)
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