Tag: #Young farmer
With the rising prices of commodities today, a thousand pesos can only go so far. Though in the case of a 21-year-old student, a thousand pesos led to the discovery of a new passion and the establishment of his first hydroponics venture.
At 24, Gwenneth R. Brillo already owns and manages a two-hectare farm that consists of a rice field, a fish pond, vegetable patch, poultry area, nursery, a farmhouse, two classrooms, and oyster mushroom production facility.
Jerick Clerigo, 27, admits that he wasn't fond of farming when he was younger. Clerigo discovered his interest in farming after he dropped out at Ateneo De Davao University.