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Promoting farm to table lifestyle in Daveo, Philippines

daveoDaveo. Urban gardening at Minkah’s, planted with various herbs, mints and vegetables promoting farm to table lifestyle. (Ace June Rell S. Perez)

The kitchen serves a wide array of delectable food offerings. The fresh garden salad with balsamic vinaigrette that had blue ternate and bougainvillea flowers, cajun kamote fries, chicken Tinola with gata, spareribs, Pinakbet, steamed malasugue, spicy shrimp pasta, Crostini with three cheese, tomato and basil pasta, crispy pata and fried lechon

By Ace June Rell S. Perez
Sunstar
June 19, 2019

Excerpt:

“Going organic makes good business and good to customers’ healthy lifestyle,” Jasmen Evasco, owner of Minkah’s Kitchen, said in an interview with Sun.Star Davao Saturday morning.

“We sourced most of the ingredients to the food we offer in the restaurant from the urban garden,” she added.

Evasco said they intentionally moved the resto from Maa to its new spot as their desired concept with his husband who is into organic and urban farming, Mikhal Evasco, owner of Kahayag Farms in Mintal is more achievable in GSIS Heights.

“We wanted that what’s in Kahayag Farms can be seen here, more likely a mini Kahayag farm in the city, since the farm is too far for one to visit. This could be an alternative place,” Mikhal Evasco said.

Kahayag Farms, an integrated ecological and sustainable organic farm, is certified by Participatory Guaranteed System (PGS) and a city Lunhaw awardee under the organic farming category.

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