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Future plantitos and plantitas? Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara encourages children to plant veggies

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The fight against COVID 19 needs discipline, but we need the help of a few gadgets as well.

It looks like Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara may be cultivating the next generation of plantitos and plantitas.

The provincial government distributed garden inputs for the province’s program to plant vegetables in schools and homes, Bichara’s Facebook page announced.

The program aims to encourage communities throughout Albay to practice organic agriculture and recognize and appreciate our food producers.

It is conducted in cooperation with the Department of Education and Albay Provincial Agricultural Office.

Through this endeavor, the community will not only be greener, they will be able to grow their own food as well!

“Gulayan sa Paaralan Program hanggang sa Tahanan and Albay Family-Based Program distirbution of garden inputs in the 3rd District of Albay. This program aims to help communities throughout Albay especially children to practice organic agriculture, recognize and appreciate our food producers.

A project of Provincial Governtment of Albay (PGA) together with Department of Education (DepEd) and Albay Provincial Agricultural Office (APAO), DA RFO5 Regional Director, Rodel P. Tornilla, Provincial Agruculturist Cheryll O. Rebeta, Assistant Provincial Agriculturist Hilda Lopez, AFBFPP Focal Person Marly Olleta Pepaño and Provincial 4H Club Coordinator Ms. Grace Teaño.

#AlbayAgriculture #AlbayFamilyBasedProgram #Gulayansapaaralan #organicagriculture #plantplantplant,” Bichara’s page posted.