By Patricia Bianca S. Taculao 

From October 18 to 20, the medical properties of plants are given emphasis through the Agri-Aqua Network International’s agri-bazaar and kapihan at Promenade Lane, Quezon City Memorial Circle. 

AANI, a Filipino owned and managed corporation which aims to respond to the social, economic, and ecological concerns of the country–particularly the farmers and the consumers, organized an event where people can buy various organic products as well as learn about its health benefits. 

Free seminars on the advantages of consuming herbs and vegetables are scheduled throughout the weekend from morning until the afternoon as a highlight of the event.

Seminars on food production will also be available. 

The line-up for the seminars is as follows: 

October 18 (Friday)

10:00AM to 12:00NN Health & Wellness Power Herbs

1:00PM to 3:00PM Lemon grass by Phynne Barnett

3:00PM to 5:00PM Benefits of cell mineral drops by Doris Salmeron 

October 19 (Saturday)

8:00AM to 10:00AM Ginger and turmeric production by Dr. Raffy Barrozo

10:00AM to 12:00NN Spirulina and health benefits by Pat and Val Puente

1:00PM to 3:00PM Drip irrigation by Greg delos Trino

3:00PM to 5:00PM Vermicomposting and brewing by Mr. Ramil Rubia

October 20 (Sunday)

9:00AM to 12:00NN Mango production by Ramil Rubia

12:00NN to 2:00PM Rice production by Anne Gutierrez

2:00PM to 4:00PM Container gardening by Dr. Ed Paningbatan

4:00PM to 5:00PM SNAP hydroponics by Richard Bernardo

The bazaar feature of the event consists of stalls that sell fresh produce as well as other products commodities such as bags and medicine made from organic products. 

For more information, contact (02) 475-0134/ 09177950916.