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Heirloom rice farmers meet top chefs

posted May 25, 2015, 11:05 PM by   [ updated Jul 28, 2015, 6:31 PM ]
Farmers and heirloom rice chefs gathered at the National Museum in 14 May 2015 in celebration of Art and Rice, the unveiling of two Manansalas transferred from IRRI to the National Museum.
MANILA, Philippines - An exchange of indigenous and culinary cultures took place at the Philippine National Museum yesterday during a “market encounter” organized by the Heirloom Rice Project, a joint initiative of the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI). (This was originally published on 15 May 2015)