To ensure food availability and sustain production in the neighboring communities, the Rizal Agricultural Research and Experiment Station (RARES) is intensifying the promotion of urban agriculture through the distribution of 5,000 seedlings in Cuyambay, Tanay, Rizal.
“With the Plant Plant Plant program of the Department of Agriculture Region IV CALABARZON, we hope to provide households, the opportunity to produce fresh and healthy food from their backyard to their tables as much as we can, ” said RARES Chief Dr. Eduardo Lalas.
Among the seeds that were distributed are tomato, eggplant, sili and kalabasa. ● (JBGA, DA-RAFIS)
[Photo Courtesy to Garry Boy Rivera, DA RARES]