In celebration of the National Nutrition Month, the local government of Muntinlupa launched the Urban-Agri Caravan and distributed seedlings to local farming communities. Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (3rd from right) and Congressman Ruffy Biazon (2nd from right) led the ceremonial distribution of seeds and seedlings last July 21 at Muntinlupa City Hall. Also shown in the photo: City Nutrition Council exec Dra. Magdalena Meana, DA-ESO exec Malou Lobo, and Vice Mayor Temy Simundac. Recently, the local government also partnered with the Department of Agriculture and University of the Philippines Los Baños to strengthen its urban gardening initiatives. DA – Agricultural Research through the UPLB Edible Landscaping Team donated 500 edible landscaping kits to the city for its “Gulayan sa Muntinlupa” program.
*Source: Public Information Office