Gintong Butil Agri Farm: A Farm That Goes Beyond The Ordinary
Nestled in the heart of Puerto Princesa, Gintong Butil Agri Farm is a project of the City Agriculture’s Office that offers more than just a typical farm tourism experience. This 40-hectare farm is a true celebration of agriculture and the importance of putting quality food on the table for every Filipino.
Experience the Farm Life
Open every Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Gintong Butil offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of farming. Take a stroll across their hanging bridge, visit the Bamboo Demo Garden and the Citrus-Based Farming System, and see the magic of sustainable agriculture at work. You can also witness the thriving Fishpond Aquaponics, the Cacao Selou Grave and Seed Garden, and the Calamansi Selou Grave.
Taste the Harvest
After exploring the farm, head over to their Kadiwa Market to sample some of their fresh produce, including succulent seafood and juicy fruits and vegetables. The farm also grows high-value crops like mango, cashew, coconut, citrus, calamansi, and cacao.
Take Home a Piece of Gintong Butil
The farm also features a Hugot Park, a Garden of Hope, and a Reflexology Walkway. Additionally, the Containerized Garden offers a chance to learn how to grow your own farm, even in an urban setting.
A Sumptuous Feast
And finally, the experience wouldn’t be complete without trying the farm’s delicious cuisine. Savour the taste of freshly picked tilapia paired with blue rice, a sweet dessert of maruya (banana fritter), and a refreshing calamansi juice.
Inspiring a New Generation of Farmers
The City Agriculture Office aims to inspire a new generation of farmers through Gintong Butil Agri Farm. This farm is more than just a fun day trip, it is a place that highlights the importance of sustainable agriculture and the noble profession of being a farmer.