Friends of ENCA Farm is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity All donations are tax-deductibleRecommended in Lonely Planet Philippines edition 10, 2009 Travel Guide.
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At ENCA Farm, environmental preservation is paramount as we preserve and teach indigenous Ibaloi Organic Farming practices throughout the community.
- Preservation and teaching of indigenous Ibaloi Organic Farming practices.
- Environmental coservation through education and community outreach.
- Promotion of sustainable ecotourism industry through preserving the flora, fauna, wildlife and natural scenery.
- Provide livelihood for local community (Women’s Group’s/farmers) through high value crops (coffee) and local handicraft production.
Friends of ENCA Farm Has Joined Posner Center for International Development
Friends of ENCA Farm has moved into the Posner Center for International Development in Denver. Joining nearly 40 other Colorado Based International Development Organizations in the first collaborative center for international development in the country. Our combined workforce has served more than 25 million people in 65 countries around the world helping to combat poverty and build a sustainable future in the various countries we serve.
Our involvement in this innovative project will enable us to curb costs and boost productivity— at home and abroad and build partnerships with like minded organizations engaged in agriculture, education, energy, health, infrastructure and microfinance. Our common mission: to advance sustainable solutions to global poverty.
ENCA Farm Fundraising Event May 2011
Friends of ENCA Farm lunched this video at the first annual Denver, Colorado fundraising event in May 2011. We would like to thank all that participated in that event and a special thanks to local event sponsorship by Waste Farmers (www.wastefarmers.com) and Grow Local Colorado (www.growlocalcolorado.org). Enjoy the video!
Donate to our Seed Campaign!!
The use of pesticides and the influx of extractive economic development cause a severe threat to food security in the Philippines. This threat is especially serious in Benguet Province where the majority of the countries food source is produced. While the majority of indigenous farming practices in the region encourage seed saving, limited to zero access of 100% organic seeds exist in the Philippines. This lack forces organic farmers to work with synthetic or hybrid seeds that threaten the validity of their organic process and hinder their ability to practice indigenous seed saving techniques.
Your generous donation will purchase organic seeds and ensure the organic validity
of ENCA Farm Crops.
$10- 5 packs of organic seeds to plant five beds at ENCA Farm.
$25- basil, cilantro, sage, oregano, and dill seeds providing a vibrant year-round herb garden.
$35- One seed basket of popular crops, such as carrots, lettuce, bell peppers, eggplant and tomatoes. These seed baskets will supply seeds for one season and ensure consistent market sales of the most popular crops.
$50- Experimental organic seeds such as asparagus and artichoke so that ENCA can experiment with planting lesser-known crops to test their validity and market appeal.
Passion, Vision, Conservation and Dedication are a few words to describe the story of ENCA Farm. Click here to learn more...
ENCA Farm is committed to producing the highest quality 100% Organic Crops to sustain our family and our community. Learn more about our coffee, vegetables, and Ibaloi Culture here...
Sustainable Eco-Tourism, Volunteer Opportunities, Camp and Seminar Venue, Click here to learn more...
Located in the heart of the Cordillera Mountain Range in Tublay, Benguet. ENCA Farm is easily accessible from Baguio City and a perfect escape from the city. To Learn More Click here...