Chit U. Juan
Chit U. Juan
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Woman, your time has come
by Chit U. Juan - July 2, 2022 - 12:00am
I was at a board meeting for an automotive company where I reminded the marketing director about consciously not using women in skimpy shorts and revealing clothes at motor shows or car shows.
Slow Food at the farm
by Chit U. Juan - June 25, 2022 - 12:00am
I recently hosted a diverse group of women – my sorority sisters – who wanted to see our herbal garden and coffee farm.
Artificial intelligence
by Chit U. Juan - June 18, 2022 - 12:00am
You must have heard about AI or Artificial Intelligence and how it can replace jobs – this can be good, and this can be bad.
Voting with our fork
by Chit U. Juan - June 11, 2022 - 12:00am
Whenever you eat at home or order food for delivery or pick up, you are voting for what the farmers should plant and continue planting
Changing mindsets
by Chit U. Juan - June 4, 2022 - 12:00am
I had the chance to meet 15 leaders from eight Indigenous People tribes over the weekend as they wanted to tour our humble farm in Amadeo, Cavite.
Where’s the coffee?
by Chit U. Juan - May 28, 2022 - 12:00am
I may as well start this new humble column on a subject that excites not just myself but many coffee lovers and enthusiasts.
A looming food crisis
by Chit U. Juan - May 24, 2022 - 12:00am
When we hear about food crises in Africa or India, we dismiss the thought because these two populous places are way too far from us.
Voting with our fork
by Chit U. Juan - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Or our spoon. Or whatever we use to eat, three times a day.
Beware of hackers and tech scammers
by Chit U. Juan - May 8, 2022 - 12:00am
No one is spared anymore as hackers find ingenious ways of getting money from innocent folks usually through Facebook Messenger.
Eat well. Live well.
by Chit U. Juan - May 1, 2022 - 12:00am
You are what you eat” the saying goes.
by Chit U. Juan - April 23, 2022 - 12:00am
We also must bear in mind that the more we eat what we locally produce vs imported food, we also help the farmers stay sustainable and productive.
by Chit U. Juan - April 22, 2022 - 12:00am
You may not have heard of regenerative agriculture just yet but this is what we did at the farm where we used old cartons, brown paper bags (called brown stuff) and green forest debris (old leaves, discarded pruned...
Get out of the city
by Chit U. Juan - April 10, 2022 - 12:00am
I’m meeting yet another couple who wish to try tilling the soil, grow mushrooms and put up a small villa in a dream farm.
Stoke that fire in the belly
by Chit U. Juan - April 5, 2022 - 12:00am
I was fascinated meeting an entrepreneur who proudly gave birth to a new business because of the pandemic.
What is Filipino food anyway?
by Chit U. Juan - April 3, 2022 - 12:00am
April is Filipino Food Month. You may wonder why we even celebrate something so obvious, so seemingly ordinary and everyday like local food.
How to buy better food
by Chit U. Juan - March 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Why do we always talk about buying from farmers near your place of business, your home or near place of use?
Why a women’s day?
by Chit U. Juan - March 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Men will surely ask: And when is International Men’s Day? March 8 is celebrated worldwide as International Women’s Day when events are so timed that every woman is reminded of her role as a leader, a...
Deglobalization: The call to ‘Buy Local’
by Chit U. Juan - March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
There is another development being felt by the whole world, and that is deglobalization.
Point of view: Here comes the sun
by Chit U. Juan - February 25, 2022 - 12:00am
On the same auspicious day, Feb 22, 2022, the sun had more meaning for me than usual.
Preparing for the end
by Chit U. Juan - February 17, 2022 - 12:00am
It is not the end of life, it is the end of the frantic period we have been in for the past 20+ months. Will it really be the end? Is it the beginning of the end? How must we now prepare for this new period?
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