Taste The Flavors Of The Different Filipino Regions At The Philippine Harvest: A Sustainable Food And Travel Fair
The second edition of the 3-day food and travel fair dubbed as the “Philippine Harvest:Sustainable Living, Food, and Travel”,that will be on-going from August 24–26 at the Central Square in Bonifacio Global City. Helmed by the Department of Tourism, the event aims to promote the richness and productivity of Philippine agriculture & highlight farm tourism, local food, and tourist destinations around the country.
Dark chocolate with strong durian flavor surprise
Different kinds of kakanin or Filipino rice cakes
Shoppers can enjoy lots of organic, artisanal, natural and homegrown goodies and products from locations like Bicol, Negros Occidental, Cebu, and Davao. Local produce like dried seafood, coffee, heirloom rice, local sausages, chocolate, and craft beers, among others will also be showcased in the food show. Customers can witness how innovative Filipinos can be when it comes to food. Advancing snacks to the next level like kalamansi crinkles, mixing red chili or siliin creamy ice cream, even having different ice cream flavors that are truly Filipino like sapin-sapin, manggang hilaw, and champorado. Consumers can interact with the exhibitors if something seems a bit foreign or new to you and they’ll gladly explain it passionately.
Local liquor choices from Destileria Limtuaco
Pili nuts from Bicol
They continue to celebrate good food and pay homage to the people that produce them. It also serves as an invitation to farmers, fisher folk, and farm practitioners for a more interactive dialogue and local food exhibition. Aside from food sales, there will also be mini-lectures on sustainable tourism and sustainable dining, organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines.
Fresh local produce
Come to Central Square in BGC and take in all the local flavors the country has to offer.
Photos by Monique F. Suzara