They are all involved in farming, some- fulltime, others, partime, a few, just barely starting. . They differ in expertise: rice, cacao, coffee, banana, vegetables, livestock, poultry, food processing and many more. Some were successful in farming, others are doing quite okey and some were barely making a profit. Some were young, others were just young at heart. Some were undergraduates, many are professionals. They even have a lawyer in the group. A few were really outspoken. A number were really shy.