Monfort Vermi-Culture Farm Joins 10th Negros Organic Festival
Sugar farmer Ildefonso “Nonong” Monfort, one of the foremost producers of Vermi Castings in the country officially registered with the office of the Provincial Agriculturist yesterday to join the 10th Negros Organic Festival which is slated to be held on November 25 to 29, 2015 in Bacolod City.
Monfort submitted his application to Ms. Mary Achy Azuro of the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist in Negros Occidental.
He requested for four booths of the festival which will be situated at the Provincial Capitol grounds.
Ms. Azuro briefed some 100 participants yesterday at the old Provincial Capitol Social Hall on the mechanics of the festival.
The festival will coincide with the 12th National Congress which will be held in Bacolod on November 25 to 27, 2015.
Monfort was accompanied by his agriculturist, Mr. Santiago Tadifa and W. Henry O. Streegan, the farm’s president, and, Emilio “Cano” Young, a farming enthusiast.*(WHOS)