Tacloban City – Every home must grow its own food. This is the battle cry of the times. The world is facing various challenges, seen and unseen. However, hunger must not be one of them. Every home has the ability to feed themselves with safe and healthy food.
Calbayog City, Samar – With so much time on their hands due to the CoVid-19 pandemic, people are staying home and building their own gardens. ATI RTC 8 makes it a point to continue with its extension services so appropriate knowledge and skills are shared to clientele.
Borongan City, E. Samar – At a time when the world is grappled by the CoVid-19 pandemic, the government thru the Department of Agriculture addresses the need to Filipinos in the production of their own food. The Agriculture Training Institute and its network see to it that extension services are continuously provided.
4H Hub, Palo, Leyte – 4H young farmers trooped to the 4H Hub of ATI RTC 8 to learn about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on fruit and vegetable production.
BAYBAY CITY, Leyte –Organic agriculture farming is steadily promoted in Baybay City where senior high school students, teachers, farmers and interested individuals participate in various trainings and even qualify for National Certifications at ATI-certified Learning Site – GOLDS Farm.
MacArthur, Leyte – There are many ways to do organic agriculture (OA). One may shift to OA in small scales such as growing vegetables in square foot gardening.
MACARTHUR, Leyte - In areas where there is limited land for farming, vertical gardening is one of the doable solutions to reuse and recycle possible trash add-ons. In the same way, this creates an avenue for communities to minimize its waste. Aside from student and farmers, more interested individuals and organizations have shown interest on this alongside organic farming practices.
BILIRAN, Biliran - “This training on container gardening was a great training, helpful to us farmers, who have minimal space for planting.” said Henry Demante, a participant during the Training on OA for Organizations.
Baybay City, Leyte – Raising livestock is one of the common businesses one can engage in. However, feeds and its ever increasing prices are often the downfall of these supposedly promising agri-business.
Catubig, N. Samar – Teaching children about agriculture is one way to ensure a better tomorrow for the country. Agriculture can be made simple so the young can easily grasp its concepts.