DA7, Robinsons Galleria Cebu celebrate Farmers and Fisherfolk' month

Created on Sunday, 23 May 2021

In celebration of the Farmers and Fisherfolk' Month, the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas (DA7) and Robinsons Galleria Cebu opened today the Gardening and Fresh Local Produce Fair dubbed Locally Sourced at Robinsons Malls.

The Locally Sourced is an agri exhibit and fair of the various farm produce and products that are locally grown. It features different types of vegetables, fruits, ornamental plants and processed agri products.
Exhibitors of the fair included Ulay Agro Industrial Enterprise of Dalaguete, Cebu; Cebu City Farmers Group; First Consolidated Cooperative Along Tanon Seaboards; Cebu People's Multipurpose Cooperative; Pestales Agri Cooperative; Talisay City Farmers; Lamac Multipurpose Cooperative, and Growing Greens Farm.
Other exhibitors were Jestrera's Delicacy of Poro, Cebu; FRL Trading, Cebu City; the Green Table; and Rachels Homemade Products.
This is the second year and the third time that this agri fair is jointly conducted by the DA7 and Robinsons Galleria Cebu in order to promote locally-produced agri commodities.
DA7 Regional Technical Director Joel Elumba of who represented Regional Executive Director Atty Salvador Diputado, said during the opening ceremony that this event is in response to the call of Secretary William Dar to ensure availability of food especially during this time of pandemic, and in celebration of the farmers and fishers' month.
"The farmers are our unsung hereos, so let's help them by buying their produce. Let's buy local and eat local," Elumba said.
Ms Floramae Adolfo, Regional Sales Operations Manager of Robinsons Land Corporation and Malls said that she is thankful of the partnership with the DA7 in order to provide their costumers and mallgoers affordable and fresh agri produce.
"This is our third time to partner with DA7 on this agri fair to promote local produce and this also happens in other robinsons malls around the country," Adlolfo said.
The agri fair located at level 1, atrium of Robinsons Galleria Cebu is open during mall hours and will run until May 9, 2021.###

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