Beginning in a small way in 1997, Hardin ng Kalikasan is a women's producers' cooperative situated in a Barangay of Real, Quezon Province. Present membership is 38 and all are mothers and even grandmothers. The cooperative produces a variety of handmade papers, all individually made from locally sourced and replenishable materials (for example, banana trunk, cogon grass, coconut husk). Other products include handmade paper gift bags, greeting cards, book-marks, scrap books, mobiles, photo albums, jewelry. A variety of soaps are available at reasonable prices.
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