CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (PIA)–Geared towards promoting urban gardening amid the ongoing pandemic, the Department of Agriculture–Regional Field Office(DA-RFO)-10 gives vegetable seeds to SupportZebra, a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company, July 15.
Regional Technical Director for Operations Carlota S. Madriaga handed the 300 pieces of 5-in-1 pinakbet vegetable seeds to Assistant Administrative Manager Lucille L. Jamero, who was grateful to DA’s initiative.
“Since most of our employees are staying at home, we will encourage them to plant vegetables to relieve their stress and become more productive. It would be beneficial to them with the availability of food to support their families during this crisis,” she detailed.
Jamero added, they will be launching an urban gardening contest among their employees to further encourage them to plant.Meanwhile, Madriaga said through the DA’s Plant, Plant, Plant Program, the agency has already given out a total of 22,308 packets or 833.892 kilograms of vegetable seeds to local government offices, various associations and walk-in-clients as of July 11. (DA10/PIA10)