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Honey-harvesting workshop

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The Culinary Education Foundation (CEF) is holding the Bees in the City! A Honey Harvesting Workshop on May 1, 10 a.m.-12 noon, at the CEF-Sinag Eco Center in Katipunan Ave. corner Ventura St., Balara, Quezon City (near the MWSS Complex entrance and behind the UP Diliman Campus).

The workshop includes a lecture by a bee-farming expert and demonstrations on how to harvest honey from a bee farm. Training fee is P1,000 inclusive of handouts, an eco-tour of Sinag Eco Center and sampling of drinks and snacks with honey.

The CEF-Sinag Eco Center is the latest among the eco-centers started by Annie Guerrero, which was inaugurated October last year. Built through the support and determination of Guerrero, president and founder of Cravings Group of Companies and Culinary Arts Foundation and chair of Zero Waste Philippines Inc., the center hosts a variety of livelihood and eco-friendly projects.

Once a dumpsite and tricycle-jeepney terminal, the CEF-Sinag Eco Center now hosts vegetable plots that employ organic farming techniques, a composting site, reusable and recyclable materials area, and even a small bee farm.

The workshop is limited to 30 participants. Call 4261338 or 9253969; visit www.cefmanila.com.

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