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Beatriz Homonlay: The Cabbage Queen Who Rose from the Cordilleras

Meet Beatriz Homonlay, the remarkable Cabbage Queen from the Cordilleras who reigned supreme in Mindanao's Vegetable Derby.

Meet Beatriz Homonlay, the 2020 Cabbage Queen, who overcame all odds to achieve success in Mindanao's Vegetable Derby. An inspiring tale of resilience.

In the high Cordillera mountains, Beatriz Homonlay's journey began. She left her homeland and moved to Mindanao, searching for a better future. Little did she know, she was destined for greatness.

The First Mindanao Vegetable Derby

Fast forward to December 12th, and Beatriz was crowned the 2020 Cabbage Queen at the very first Mindanao Vegetable Derby. The event was created by the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) to help communities, fight poverty, and boost the region's economy.

From the Cordilleras to the royal title of Cabbage Queen, Beatriz Homonlay's journey is a story of resilience and triumph

An Outstanding Accomplishment

Beatriz, from Sumilao, Bukidnon, stood out among many competitors, including mostly men, by growing the best-quality cabbage during the derby that started in July.

The Power of Teamwork

Beatriz partnered with East-West Seeds, using their high-quality seeds and farming techniques, guided by their experts. This partnership gave her the tools she needed for success.

Recognition and Rewards

Beatriz's hard work and skills earned her the Cabbage Queen title. She also received a trophy, certificate, and a 15 cu.ft. refrigerator as a gift from Sanden Cold Chain Systems Phils. President Usamo Ikeda.

Beatriz Homonlay, an Igorot farmer, rose to be the 2020 Cabbage Queen in Mindanao's derby.

A Community of Farmers

Beatriz isn't alone. Many Igorot farmers like her settled in Bukidnon's highlands and engaged in farming. Cordilleran families, like the Homonlays, are successful farmers all over Mindanao.

Quiet and Hardworking

Igorot families are known for being quiet and industrious. Their stories, like Beatriz's, inspire others. Even though the Cordilleras are far away, their spirit shines in the fields of Mindanao.

From the Cordilleras to the royal title of Cabbage Queen, Beatriz Homonlay's journey is a story of resilience and triumph.

In Summary

Beatriz Homonlay's journey from the Cordilleras to the Cabbage Queen is a story of resilience and potential. Success doesn't have borders. With determination and the right partnerships, we can all reach for our dreams, just like Beatriz did. Her story is about dreams coming true and a brighter future ahead.

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