Chit U. Juan
Chit U. Juan
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The sound of silence
by Chit U. Juan - August 13, 2022 - 12:00am
As if social distancing was not enough, another health emergency comes to even more physically separate people closest to us because of the threat of close physical contact.
What is your advocacy?
by Chit U. Juan - August 6, 2022 - 12:00am
I have been a coffee advocate for over 20 years now, and it started with my worry that our coffee supply might run out as farmers started selling off their lands in Cavite and Batangas.
Taking it slow
by Chit U. Juan - July 30, 2022 - 12:00am
When people hear about Slow Food, they think it’s about slow cooking and use of recipes for a slow stew or a tinola.
Have mask, will travel
by Chit U. Juan - July 23, 2022 - 12:00am
I survived.
Fasting as medicine
by Chit U. Juan - July 16, 2022 - 12:00am
I have always wanted to understand medicine and health.
Green destinations
by Chit U. Juan - July 9, 2022 - 12:00am
As more and more people wish to go out into the countryside, we become mindful of cities and towns which can now become “green destinations,” whether certified by third parties or naturally-green and...
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.
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