DINALUPIHAN, Bataan- A cultural minority representative in Dinalupihan Sangguniang Bayan speaks well of agricultural productivity concept in the countryside of Mayor Maria Angela S. Garcia as noble scheme toward sustainable development.
Councilor Joel Abraham, a tribal Aeta chieftain and (SB) representative, has excitedly recognized the principal objective the town executive of honestly motivating farmers to focus more on high-value crops.
The municipal government has earmarked P 2million for the seed capital and other agricultural inputs for 20 farmers organization to put up vegetable farms in Dinalupihan.
Councilor Abraham explained the introduction of the latest vegetable farming technique with no toxic chemicals to use for healthier and safer food security.
The advantages of vegetable farm program with the tie-up with the largest shopping malls in the country through Harbest Agribusiness Corporation which provides scientific training to farmers to engage in profitable in more ventures.
About 215 farmers have undergone modern agricultural preparation for 20-types of vegetable under the SM Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan since February this year in Dinalupihan town.
According to Councilor Abraham, the vegetable farm training set-up provides a venue for sharing the different models and approaches of community gardens in pursuing ready food baskets or sources of vegetables to sustain feeding and food security.