Be Green This 2018 in Davao City
Ida Damo | Jul 31, 2018
Davao City is the largest city in the Philippines at 2,444 square kilometers of industrial, residential, commercial and agricultural lands. There are urban and rural gardeners producing organic vegetables for the health-conscious Davaoeños.
Restaurants have also been going green to cater to the growing clientele.
Here are 5 of where to go green restaurants in Davao.
1. Balik Bukid Farm and Kitchen
When the farm-to-table concept was introduced in Davao City, it was Balay Bukid that first became popular.
The restaurant has a “recycled and reused” homey atmosphere that would further tickle your curiosity to try their balik bukid vegetable salad, blue and yellow rice, beef tapa, pork laing, and homemade tableya ice cream, just to name a few of their mouth watering healthy food.
The restaurant’s façade is a bahay kubo with herbs and other plants. They also sell eggs, vinegar, coffee, and other organic products.
Every now and then, they have concerts to save the eagle, mt. apo, and other environmental causes.
Be a healthy, organic, and environment warrior diner at Balik Bukid at Sandawa Quimpo Boulevard. Open at 11am-2pm and at 5-10pm. Contact: (082) 296-4543.
2. Wynward Garden Bistro
Wynward Garden Bistro is right in the middle of busy Bajada, JP Laurel Avenue in the city and yet, it produces organic and fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruits for your salads, pastas, viands, and whole meals.
It can also cater to different types of dietary needs like the ketogenic diet or prepare meals for your parties according to your taste.
The owner and chef, Rodelio Dalisay, also teaches organic farming and containerized gardening for urban farmers.
Dine, eat, and know more about going green at Wynward Valley at Dalisay Compound, at the back of Abreeza Mall Obrero exit.
3. Huni Farm
From their natural farm around the restaurant area, organic, healthy, unadulterated, fresh produce go straight to the restaurant’s table.
You can dine on their buffet lunch (PhP450) and merienda on weekends and order ala carte on weekdays.
Huni Farm is in Calinan, Davao City
4. Soul Kitchen Co.
If you want to just grab and go your health food fix, Soul Kitchen Co., is the best place to have your healthy cold-pressed juices, green smoothies, almond mylk, supersalads/wraps, and cleanse and detox packages.
But if you want to linger and savor your goodies, Sould Kitchen has a pocket restaurant for you at F. Torres corner Mabini Streets. Open 8am-9pm. Contact: (082) 321-8177 or 0916-3387911.
5. Minkah’s Urban Farm and Kitchen
Minkah’s offers fresh farm to table organic fruits, herbs, vegetables, and animal meat like chicken and pork.
They have pasta dishes, salads, viands like chicken adobo, lechon kawali, and humba and basil pesto in jars.
They also sell organic rice, lettuce, herbs, and even lechon.
Address: Upper Pluto and Virgo Streets, GSIS Heights, Matina. Open 1-9pm. Contact: (082) 284-8228
How to get there:
Major airlines fly daily to Davao City from Manila and Cebu. Manila is an hour and 50 minutes flying time to Davao and cebu is 50 minutes.
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