The people of the Philippine Cordillera Region are so devoted to rice that they carved terraces out of the slopes of the imposing mountain range to provide...

“I feel very happy when I see my crops growing and I anticipate a big harvest,” Evelyn said. “I cannot really explain it, but I feel happy looking...

We like to say that Filipinos love their rice but my time at the Heirloom Rice Project showed me that to Cordillerans, heirloom rice is more than just...

As the Heirloom Rice Project concludes its two phases, we review some of the notable accomplishments delivered by the team. ...

By enabling farmers to reduce their losses and add value to their traditional rice varieties with modern technology, the Heirloom Rice Project helped improve...

In recent years, the demand for pigmented rice varieties has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity among consumers. However, its seed supply chain remains...

In this recipe, Chef Robby uses Imbuucan, an heirloom rice variety cultivated by in the Cordillera region in the Philippines. ...

Chele Gonzalez strives to find new ingredients and different ways to understand food. His travels in and around the Philippines have helped him develop...

Chef Gaita is a champion of Philippine ingredients, including the heirloom rice varieties of the Cordilleras. In fact, she graciously shared two recipes...

Neneng Wadingan once left her hometown to seek greener pastures abroad, a dream shared by many Filipinos. But she found her true calling and economic...