Rest your eyes from your mobile phone, computer, or TV, roll up your sleeves, and visit these farms for your next weekend escape!
1. Kahariam Farms
A family-owned organic farm in Barangay Adya, Lipa City, Batangas open to those who are interested in learning to grow their own vegetables. They sell produce and provide tours and workshops.
Location: Brgy. Adya, Lipa – Ibaan Rd, Lipa, Batangas
2. Alaminos Goat Farm
Learn how to raise and feed goats and how to milk them at this refreshing farm in Alaminos, Pangasinan.
Location: Maharlika Highway, Alaminos, Laguna
3. The Coffee Farmhouse
Wanna get away from it all? Visit the Coffee Farmhouse to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. There are three residences for guests to stay and a swimming pool, basketball and volleyball courts. You can also learn about different varieties, the tools, and equipment being used in coffee farming.
Location: Address: 23 Palumlum-Matagbak Road, Barangay Upli, Alfonso, Cavite
4. Costales Nature Farms
Just a couple of hours drive from Manila, you can experience adventure like rafting, hiking to Hulugan Falls and Majayjay Falls, and educational tour in the farm. Costales Nature Farm is located at the foot of Mt. Banahaw in Laguna, and has become a prime agri-tourism destination in the country.
Location: Brgy. Gagalot, Majayjay, Laguna, Majayjay, Laguna
5. Happy House Farm
Happy House Farm has 100% work exchange program and casual work exchange program which will ask you to help in creating and cleaning up of meals. The 100% work exchange program requires you to do more work in exchange for free meals and accommodation. And you need to stay at least seven nights to join. Don’t worry if you only plan to stay for a night or two, they have organic farmstay options.
Location: Gumot-Nagcolaran Barangay Road, Rosario, La Union
6. Gourmet Farms
Gourmet Farms are coffee traders that allow tours inside the farm at only PHP150 each with free drinks! How cool is that? You can try picking vegetables and planting for an extra fee.
Location: KM 52, Emilio Aguinaldo Hwy, Silang, Cavite
7. Holy Carabao Holistic Farms
Learn the basics of organic farming at Holy Carabao Holistic Farms. Both kids and adults will surely enjoy staying at the farm and learning about producing organic food.
Location: Batulao, Batangas and Sta. Rosa, Laguna