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October BlackFeast 2016 #BilibBastaNative #NativeAndProud

The October Blackfeast 2016 organized by the Philippine Native Pig Owners Network Inc., happened last October 14, 2016 at The Riviera Sports & Country Club Silang, Cavite. The event was made possible through a partnership with the Local Government of Silang Cavite for farmers and organizations to promote the potentials of the Philippine Native Pigs, Agritourism, and Organic Produce of local farmers. This is an event made to connect our farmers with the government representatives to avail of programs available. This event aims also to help farmers become agripreneurs or farmtrepreneurs.

Activities were as follows :

5am - Ingress of Farmer's Market Booth
6am - Registration of Lechon Master Entries
8am - Opening of Registration for Participants, Guests and VIPs
10am - Free Seminar: Potentials of the Philippine Native Pigs (Limited slots)
11 to 11:30am - Submission of Lechon Master Entries
12nn - Lunch Time
1pm - Start of Program
1:30pm - Lechon Master Awarding
2:30pm - Launching of Organic & Native Magazine
3:30pm - Farmer's Forum
4:30pm - The Black Pig Cook Off
5:30pm - Same day edit (AVP)
6:00pm - Closing and post party celebration.

There were a lot of raffle prizes for the attendees and guests such as 10 live native pigs, gift certificates from various sponsors and gift items.

The high light of the event was the 2016 LechomMaster competition with which Team Don Leon Farms and Koshinero of Dr. Noel Gutierez and Chef Oj Gomez, emerged as this year's champion and took home P15000 worth of cash and gift certificates.

Camille Villar graced the said event on behalf of her mother, Sen. Cynthia Villar.

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