Green Onion

In Iloilo, the green onion is a big crop

By Dell H. Grecia

Growing green onion is one of the most profitable industries in farm south-east of Iloilo City. Here, the areas planted with green onion are vast, impressive, and very well cared for.

The lowland farmers started planting green onion right after they harvest rice in October; those in hilly areas plant throughout the year.

The growers have a ready market. While most of their produce are sold an Iloilo City, other Visayan provinces – Negros, Cebu, Capiz, and Antique – also buy a lot of vegetable. Some of it even goes to Manila. Continue reading “Green Onion”