Kapok Fabric

“Can a raincoat be made from natural indigenous fiber?” One graduating student asked once. There are times when we wish we knew then what we know now.


The sacred king of the rainforest.


The hidden wonders of Saluyot unveiled…


O. sativa is an all-time, all-star stellar crop!

Teak It Seriously

We borrow a line from an unknown author: “Anyone can love a rose, but it takes a lot to love a leaf. It’s ordinary to love the beautiful, but it’s beautiful to love the ordinary.”


This killer weed has potential for much good.

Sugar Cane

Fabrics just got sweeter for you–and for the environment!


Tiny fern with big dreams.