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5 Ways to Enjoy GK Enchanted Farm's First Harvest Spread

First harvest has come up with a line of artisan spreads that use real, natural ingredients making them not only taste better, but healthier. Their dream is to empower the Filipino farming community through livelihood and promoting locally grown and produced ingredients. We’ve gotten a chance to try out their sandwich spread line-up and we must say, we’re HUGE fans. Peanut Spread The perfect balance of smooth and crunchy. It’s thicker than most commercial brands but still easy to spread. You get pinhead sized peanut bits for an added crunch. We love it because it’s sweeter than imported brands but not too much, just perfect for our Pinoy taste buds. Peanut CrunchFor those who prefer a little added texture, this...

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Can the Philippines be the Silicon Valley of Social Enterprise?

Browse through Vogue and you might notice these colorful clutches. Thoughtfully-designed and beautifully-handcrafted, they marry form and function. The brand itself has grown a loyal following the past several years. It’s worked with some of the most established designers. And its story has garnered wide appeal across different segments – adored by celebrities, supported by moms, trusted by twenty-somethings, and studied by policymakers. That’s an incredibly hard thing to do in the finicky world of fashion. This might sound like a label straight out of the fashion houses of Milan or Paris, but these clutches come from a humble social enterprise based out of San Juan in the Philippines.  (Photo credit:  R2R and Maine Manalansan) Rags2Riches is just one of...

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