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Wednesday, 1 March 2023

ATI trains CNHS students and parents on urban gardening

CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur -- The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) - Caraga Regional Training Center successfully conducted a two-day technical briefing and establishment of an urban vegetable garden in Carrascal National High School, participated by selected 4-H Club members and their parents.

The main goal of the activity is to empower the learners of CNHS and implement the strategy on "Learning by Doing."

This is part of Gulayan sa Paaralan Project (GPP) initiative known to be one of the programs under the National Greening Program of the Department of Education (DepEd), which advocates the importance of farming through self-help food production activities and fostering the appreciation of agriculture as a life support system.

The two-day briefing IS designed based on lecture cum hands-on activities where participants and learners are engaged in topics like what is urban gardening, urban garden designs, and the construction of various types of plant growers.

As part of the training, learners build and construct some unique vertical growers, wherein garden tools, input, and other logistical needs were provided by ATI, (Carrascal FITS Center/PIA-Surigao del Sur).