eView Issue 17: January to April 2012

What’s New The full concept of ECHOstore, ECHOmarket, and ECHOcafe can now be experienced at the Serendra flagship store. Sharing the same concept of sustainability, ECHOstore stays true to selling fair-trade and green community products, while ECHOmarket supports local food producers and organic farmer groups all over the country. Reena has been working on ECHOcafe’s… Read More

eView Issue 16: October-December 2011

Gearing up for 2012 Start the year right by going green, and renew your commitment to live sustainably. Small steps will matter if we do it all together. ECHOstore’s last quarter closed with a hectic pace. We launched new ECHOstore-branded products, which made their way to all the Christmas baskets before they could get to… Read More

eView Issue 15: July-September 2011

More ECHOvillage Stores! There are now five ECHOvillage Stores (EVSs) around the country. The EVSs are the retail stores of ECHOstore’s NGO partners from the Partner and Access Centers (PACCIs) of the Peace and Equity Foundation. The store was first set up in October 2009 at 69 Esteban Abada in Loyola Heights, Quezon City; then in… Read More

eView Issue 14: April-June 2011

A Global Summit of Women Chit and Jeannie attended the Global Summit of Women in Istanbul, Turkey last May 5 to 7. Close to a thousand women came together—women leaders, business shakers, NGO heads, and movers from all over the world came together to widen their networks and learn new things to further support the… Read More

eView Issue 13: January-March 2011

ECHOfarms Sustainable Harvest ECHOfarms Sustainable Harvest in Amadeo, Cavite is the source of the organic vegetables we use in ECHOcafe, in Le Bistro Vert Sustainable Foods (our restaurant), and in our own homes. We grow arugula, lollo rossa, cilantro, bokchoy, romaine lettuce, and a host of other vegetables and herbs. Even the mint in our… Read More

eView Issue 12: October-December 2010

What’s New The new year is! Happy 2011 to all! Starting this year, we will be sending you the eView on a quarterly basis as we streamline and control the news that gets to you. The Information Age exploding around us means we need to also keep our own minds sustainable! We can start focusing our mind… Read More

eView Issue 11: July-September 2010

What’s New We’re constantly going around the country, sourcing the best local products from communities and small groups. Check out our shelves to see the latest products we have added: Fresh Start Organics, Rice Spa, and Tinta leep and cheek tint to pamper yourself B-Gone to fight those feisty mosquitoes Washboi Waterless Carwash for your… Read More

eView Issue 10: May-June 2010

Savor local flavors with ECHOdeli Now everyone can get a taste of the best community foods and regional delicacies through a range of food products at the ECHOdeli at ECHOstore Serendra, The Podium, and Le Bistro Vert Sustainable Foods (at Fraser Place on Valero Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City) read complete issue..

eView Issue 9: February-April 2010

We’re Committed! Keeping the spirit of ECHOstore alive and growing, rooted and flourishing is more than just selling natural or fair trade items in our stores. We walk the talk! We have committed ourselves “to going straight to the source”–another advocacy which we have added to our already long list of baby step advocacies towards… Read More

eView Issue 8: November 2009-January 2010

ECHOVILLAGE Store ECHO the acronym is now EmpoweringCommunities with Hope and Opportunities. It’s never been done before! Another pioneering first is this partnership between a non-governmental organization (NGO) and the private sector through a retail store. ECHOstore Sustainable Lifestyle has partnered with The Village Store of the Partnership and Access Centers Consortium, Inc. (PACCI) to open a sustainable… Read More