Chairperson and Founder, Costales Nature Farms
Josie Costales is the Chairperson of Costales Nature Farms, a premiere agri-tourism destination in the Philippines. She is a founding member of ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurship (AMEN) and maintains key positions at the Philippine Farm Tourism Development Association, ATTA Farm Tourism Alliance Calabarzon, Department of Tourism, and Samahan ng Organikong Industriya ng Laguna (SOIL). Building upon the legacy of her late husband, Ronald Costales, who was known as the father of modern organic farming and farm tourism in the Philippines, Mrs. Costales and her family continues to develop agri-tourism and innovate organic farming. She is the proud recipient of prestigious awards from the Department of Tourism, Calabarzon and the Philippines Tourism Industry Awards.