Bulacan gives awards to towns, villages for promoting food gardening
The provincial government of Bulacan has recognized municipalities, barangays and individuals for their contributions in promoting nutritious meal in every table through food gardening.
The awarding ceremony spearheaded by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office was held recently as the culmination of the Nutrition Month last July.
The provincial government awarded the Natatanging Bayan sa Nutrisyon title to Calumpit that took home P100,000 cash incentive, San Rafael in second place with P75,000, Bulakan in third place with P50,000, Baliwag in fourth place with P30,000 and Doña Remedios Trinidad in fifth place and received P20,000. All the winners received plaques of appreciation.
For the Natatanging Barangay sa Nutrisyon category, Lias in Marialo won the title and received P50,000, Real de Kakarong, Pandi placed second with P40,000, Sabang, San Miguel landed in third and took home P30,000, Matang Tubig, Baliwag placed fourth and received P20,000 and Coral na Bato, San Rafael in fifth place with P10,000.
There were also individuals who were given cash prizes and plaques of appreciation.
Vice Governor Daniel R. Fernando underscored the need for having a healthy body, saying it is crucial to attaining a progressive economy.
“Wala pong ibang magpapanday ng matatag na ekonomiya kundi ang mga mamamayang may malusog na pangangatawan at kaisipan. Kaya salamat po at palagi tayong magkatuwang sa isang bagay, ang ikabubuti ng bawat isa,” Fernando said.
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