The Department of Tourism (DOT) has revealed that there are 15 accredited tourism farm sites in Western Visayas . The following DOT-accredited farms are known for providing best farm products: Negros First Organic Technology Center (NFotec), May's Organic Garden Restaurant , Twenty Six Herb Garden, Peñalosa Farms Inc., Fresh Start Organic Inc., the Nature's Village, JKN Farm, Guerrero's Farm, Melba's Farm, Owataks Herbs Farm, Shalom Orchard Grove, Rapha Valley Place of Wellness, RMD Agri Tourism Industries and Training Center Inc., BeeWell Farmstead, and PeacePond.
Provincial Supervising Tourism Operations Officer Cristine Mansinares said that farm tourism will be more beneficial to rural areas by being providing a source of multiple streams of income. She added that by supporting farming villages, the province's objective to encourage more farmers to open their farms for tourism will be achieved.
All mentioned farms are accredited tourism sites and have passed the guidelines pursuant to the provisions of the Tourism Act of 2009 set by the DOT and are guided by the Farm Tourism Development Act of 2016 and Regional Strategic Action Plan for Farm Tourism.
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