Opening of AgriKultura Farmers Market in Goodwill Homes 1, Novaliches

AgriKultura Farmers Market open to serve customer who lives within Goodwill Homes 1 in Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City

The farmers market used to be known as Doris Wong Chinese Food stall before the coronavirus 2019 lock down last march.

AgriKultura Farmers Market

The concept of the AgriKultura Farmer Market is to bring fresh vegetables, meat, poultry, spices, fish, fruits and basic food essentials like rice, sugar, salt, soy sauce, sauce, cooking oil, honey to the general public who had a hard time buying fresh produce in public market at a reasonable price.

Mr. Narco Atienza -manager of AgriKultura Farmers Market

There are two sections of the market, one caters to retail/ per kilo and wholesale- those purchasing per sack or more.

The organizers are planning to add live potting plants and herbs among other produce in the following weeks.

The farmers market is located just beside Don C Lechon manok and liempo and near Goodwill Homes community center.

Those living within Kingspoint Subdivision, San Pedro IX, Kasiyahan Town homes, Grand Monaco Villas, El Pueblo One condominium, Kingsville (Barangay Bagbag), Goodwill Homes 1, California Village, Sierra Vista, Torres Village (Barangay Nagkaisang Nayon) and immediate surrounding may try to visit this farmers depo.

Note: The author is not the owner and is not connected with the management of the AgriKultura Market

AgriKultura Market

Address : Lot 1, Block 3, Katipunan Avenue,Goodwill Homes 1, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City

Contact : 0906 430 4599

Operations : Everyday from 5:00am to 9:00pm

Green Scape Center in Mindanao Avenue corner Quirino Highway, Novaliches

Green Scape Plant Canter recently open their doors to the general public. The soft opening happened last November 9, 2020 with a little over half a dozen plant stalls selling many kinds of ornamental plants, soil, plastic pots, plastic plants, orchids, tillandsias, caladiums, poinsettias, cacti, succulents, culinary herbs, guzmania, philodendron, dracena,indoor plants among others.

plant stalls

Green Scape Plant Center

caladiums,aglaonemas, philodendron,asplenium nidus, plastic pots and poinsettias for sale

Green Scape Plant Center was envisioned to cater the plant lovers, plantitos, plantitas, halamoms, platiquarians and city folks within Barangay Ugong ( Valenzuela), Barangay Bagbag, Barangay Talipapa, Sauyo road and adjacent barangays within Novaliches. The area had stalls selling all sort of t-shirts and cheap shoes,before it was converted into a garden center.

Dracena fragants, aglaonemas, guzmania, ornamental pandanus, crotons and culinary herbs

This is just about 1.5 kilometer away from Mindanao Avenue Garden Center within Barangay Talipapa, Novaliches, Quezon City. It is just about 500 meters from Sauyo road.

There were fewer plant selection compared to Cedarhills Garden Center along Mother Ignacia Avenue.

Some of the plant stall tenants have also other stalls in Quezon Memorial Circle , Araneta Garden Center, Cubao in Quezon City.

Emz & Athan Flower Shop and Garden

Contact : 0938-2636722 SMART / 0915-642-7971

I have met Mr. Bal Brutas (0961-5226879) for inquiries and landscaping job

Green Scape Garden Center is not completely filled-up. Customers might have a hard time looking for amble parking area.

Note: Compared to the bigger plant center in other parts of Metro Manila, the plant stalls offer few selection of plants, pots and soil medium for sale.

Address: Green Scape Garden Center

Mindanao Avenue corner Quirino Highway, Barangay Talipapa, Novaliches, Quezon City ( In front of Hortaleza Beauty Center)

Operations: Everyday from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm depending on the stalls

Meat This Way Within Kingspoint Subdivision, Novaliches

Ribbon cutting ceremony, lion dancers, blessing of meat this way meat and deli store held lunchtime on November 19, 2020.

Special guests includes Congressman John Marvin ” Yul Servo” Nieto 3rd district of Manila and Kingspoint Homeowner Association president Mr. Lamberto Nolasco in attendance.

blessing of the store outlet

a short speech was prepared by Congressman John Marvin Nieto

Mr. Lamberto Nolasco (KHAI president) along with the franchise owners, franchisee and Congressman John Marvin” Yul Servo” Nieto

The meat and deli store is is also near Goodwill Homes 1, Goodwill Homes 2, San Pedro IX subdivision, Grand Monaco Villas, One Condominium, California Village, Sierra Vista, Torres Village among others.

Congressman John Marvin” Yul Servo” Nieto (red shirt) together with Ms. Dothy L. Arena and sister

Meat This Way – Kingspoint Branch

Meat This Way meat and deli store was established in 2019 and had over 20 branches in select location within Metro Manila and nearby areas.

Among the items sold at the store were marinated Bentogyeopsal, Samgyeopsal, German sausage, Skinless longganisa, Premium ham, Sweet ham, Chinese sausage, Chicharon bulaklak, Chicken Wings, Beef Products like ribeye, Beef samgyeopsal, Beef Shanks, Beef tenderlion, Angus beef, Beef Jerky, Bugnay/Bignay wine, Alcohol, Honey, Korean noodles among others.

lion dancers and drummers from Wei FengLion Dance group

Residents within Project 8, Road 20,Congressional Village, Muñoz, Barangay Babag, Barangay Talipapa, Barangay San Bartolome, Barangay Nagkaisang Nayon, Novaliches, Quezon City and Barangay Caybiga in North Caloocan will be happy to visit and buy their meat products , health and wellness items, Korean noodles, hygiene packs, alcohol, Korean mask among others.

Meat This Way had a partnership with Food Panda and can deliver within 3 to 4 kilometer radius from their stall.

According to the proprietors of the store, part of the proceeds of the sale will be donated to the victims of Typhoon Vamco/ Ulysses

Meat This Way- Kingspoint Branch, Novaliches, Quezon City

Address: Lot 14, Block 7, King Christopher, Kingspoint Subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City.

Contact : (02)7968-8908/ 0917-672-8267

Operations : Everyday from 6:00am to 8:00pm

10 Tips on How to Start a Laundry Business by Whirlpool-Maytag

Whirlpool-Maytag is among the world’s first company to start manufacturing laundry machine in 1911. That was more than 100 years-ago! It started commercial laundry distribution in the country since the 1990’s.

Whirlpool-Maytag commercial washing machine and dryer

 10 Tips on How to Start a Laundry Business by Whirlpool -Maytag

10.) Location– A highly density district or good location is one of the key. Having a catchy name will also have some name recall.

9.) Price – In having a self-service laundry business, One can save money, time and security risk for having a laundry person doing the job. Some laundry shop would charge between Php 65 to Php 70 pesos for washing clothes and another Php 65 to Php 70 for drying in one cycle . One washing machine can wash between 7 to 8.5 kilos per cycle.

8.) Urbanization and Growth – There have been a surge in demand of having a laundry shop in many ares of the country. In fact more than 1,500 have chosen the brand as their partner in the laundry industry.

7.) Basic Human Need– The fast phase lives, Having an efficient washing machine is the answer. One does not rely on hand-washing clothes , shirts, bed sheet, comforter which takes a lot of time, water and labor.

Whirlpool , Technogas and Fujidenzo

It will use between 1 hour to 1 hour and 20 minutes from washing to drying of one’s dirty laundry.  This is faster compared to manual hand-washing.

6.) Recession Resistant – With devaluation of our currency a major problem in any business. But people will still use the laundry shop no matter how difficult the situation since it is a necessity.

5.) Minimal Space  – One can start having a laundry business from a minimal area of 20 to 25 square meters. In some instances, Some started in their own garage and having 4 set of industrial washing machine and dryer.

4.) Minimal Labor Needed– For those who wanted to start a laundry business. One can immediately start with just 1 or 2 staff manning the shop.

3.) Cash Transactions– Unlike in other form of business, One is assure of daily cash or liquidity payments in operating one’s  laundry business.

2.) Technical Expertise– Whirlpool-Maytag can help you built your business. Aside from providing their technical expertise, One can avail of the zero ( 0%) interest rate for those who plan to sign-up their survey form.

Mr. John K. Sioco ( operations director)

1.) High Success Rate and Fast Return of Investment – A typical return of investment in ordinary business is between 20 to 24 months. But in Whirpool -Maytag business plan.  Partners had proven otherwise, Some of them have recoup their investment within 8 months to 13 months. But a typical partner in the business can get their investments between 17 to 18 months. ( depending on location). One successful partner had over 60 laundry stores!

international recognition

Whirlpool-Maytag Commercial Laundry is ready to help you get started. To schedule a consultation, you may contact Ms. Windy Punzalan at (0917) 8236285 or email mpunzalan@exatech.com.ph.

You may also drop by anytime at their showrooms located in Quezon City, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, and Bacolod. You may also visit their website at www.whirpoolmaytag.com.ph.

Excellence Appliance Technologies  : Address #22 D. Tuazon street corner L. Castillo street, Quezon City 1113, Metro Manila, Philippines

Landline : 230-1555 / Fax Number: 712-0537

 

Get Rich from Financial and Forex Market trading

Ortigas Library ,2nd Floor  Seminar room- Ortigas Avenue corner Meralco Avenue , Pasig City

The author  saw an on-line advertisement inviting bloggers and media to join the FREE seminar about financial market and staying fiscally sound. I quickly singed-up for the event .

Ms. Lilybeth Sia

I arrived at the Ortigas Library shortly at around 7:45 am. I thought that the seminar will be at around 8:00am . I was later notified by the security guard on duty that the seminar schedule was at 9:00am . Never-least , avoided the early morning rush hour and squeezing with a lot of people at the MRT  station.

I was greeted by Mr. Shyan Lim who arrived shortly after 8:30 am .  He is very warm and friendly person. He is from Singapore and now living in the Philippines for almost 5 years.  He used to work for a multinational financial company but decided to have his own business and trains people for financial literacy .

Secretariat

Our group swell  from  less than half a dozen to more than 30 people by 9:00am . There were all sorts of people, from students, to yuppies, professionals , retirees, bloggers and some financial experts .  We were told by the SECRETARIAT to register at the counter.

Mr. Amar Chandnani and Mr. Shyan Lim

Mr. Amar Chandnani presented  data that showed that 43. 8% of the Filipinos spend more than they earned, 51. 5% spend all their income, 4.6% spend less than their income.

It was an eye opener for almost all of the participants of the seminar.

Mr. Amar Chandnani

Then a short game was ” WIN as Much as You Can ” was played by the participants forming group A ( X)  and group B ( O)  . Everyone  assumed it was the popular game of TIC TAK TOE because of how it appeared to look like, we failed big time! We never really understood the instructions given and just relied on our stock knowledge.  Nobody got the total of 8 points. They are funny and hilarious too .

 then a short mid-morning break  which consists of club house sandwiches , coffee was served to all the attendees. The company (Top Meat ) is   Rated ‘AAA’ by the National Meat Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture. It is the Highest International Standard given by the department, to companies that strictly comply with their hygiene and product quality requirements.

AAMI Food – Top Meat – Clubhouse sandwiches

The company accepts bulk orders and franchising opportunities.

Address: 88 Iglesia ni Cristo Street , Santa Rosa 2, Marilao- Bulacan province

Contact ( 044) 769-88-88

email : topmeatmarketing@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopMeatProducts

imported coffee from Malaysia

Seri -Asia also raffled-off some interesting products and  skin moisturizers.

65-D Scout Borromeo St., South Triangle, Quezon City.

Phone:+632 709- SERI (7374)

Fax: +632 709-0717
Email Address: customercare@seriasia.com

Website: http://seriasia.com/

Ms. Tin Gonzaga won a GLOBE tattoo kit

After the brief mid-morning snacks, there was a short ice breaker where some items from the sponsors and donors were raffled-off to the lucky attendees.

Here are some of the POINTERS
1. Now an exciting time to start investing.
2. Filipinos  are happy people despite not having much.
3. You don’t need to be a boss to be a millionaire
4. You don’t need tons of money to start with your own investments and savings.

5.  Be financial literate and reward yourself before helping others

She won a GLOBE Pre-paid load worth Php 500 pesos

It seems that almost everyone got something from the raffle portion.

Then , Mr. Shyan Lim recounted  some people tend to spend personal money on a famous coffee chain instead of saving the money in other financial instruments like banks, insurance, stock, mutal funds and even real estate properties.

Mr. Amar Chandnani talked about FOREX trading

Manila, The capital city of the Philippines had been cited as one of the top 5 real estate booming spots in Asia.  Which means that there is still room for potential investors in the property sector.

PTV channel 4  host -Mr. Jeorge Bandola interviewed Mr. Ross Del Rosario

Sponsors were present in and out of the seminar room. (PhilamLifeQuintin Paredes , Binondo branch ( Tan and Associates ) The Ritz.  who setup their tables inside the seminar room while there were more who had their mini booths outside where food were also served during snack and lunch time. Brands like Globe Telecoms, Meet U Black White coffee, Serve the Goddess Spa, Muz Facial Sheet Mask, Top Meat, Snakim, SeriAsia, Ritz Food Product Corporation, Clinica Manila, Harbour Springs Resort and Spa Village
Finnex Sales International, Inc. – Coffee and brownies.

After the seminar, all the attendees ate lunch buffet.

Money Expo 2014 event happening on February 15 and 16, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center of SM Aura Premier in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City

“Discover more opportunities in trading stocks, forex, commodities, and ETFs and get the hottest on mutual funds, insurance and real estate in the Philippines” – at the Money Expo 2014!

Money Expo 2014: http://www.moneyexpo.ph/index.php

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/325836944225813/

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