The Department of Agriculture Regional Field Office One (DA-RFO1), through its Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD), celebrates the ๐—™๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ผ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต ๐—–๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป with the theme, “๐—ž๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜‚๐˜๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—™๐—ถ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ผ, ๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ž๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ธ๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ผ,โ€at the DA-RFO1 Compound this April 25โ€“26, 2024.

Starting strong with a heavy crowd at the Filipino Food Month Trade Fair and KADIWA Retail Selling at the DA-RFO1 Grounds, the event showcased various agricultural and fishery products as well as local products at affordable prices.

Simultaneously, a cook-off was held at the DA-RFO1 Conference Room, Fifth Floor, highlighting locally-grown products and native cuisines. The winners were as follows:

1๐‘ ๐‘ก ๐‘ƒ๐‘™๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘’: ๐บโ€™๐‘  ๐ท๐‘ข๐‘๐‘˜๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘ฆ ๐น๐‘œ๐‘œ๐‘‘ ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐‘ƒ๐‘Ÿ๐‘œ๐‘๐‘’๐‘ ๐‘ ๐‘–๐‘›๐‘” (G’s Duckery)

2๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐‘ƒ๐‘™๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘’: ๐‘ƒโ„Ž๐‘–๐‘›๐‘Ÿ๐‘ฆโ€™๐‘  ๐น๐‘Ÿ๐‘ข๐‘–๐‘ก๐‘  ๐‘Ž๐‘›๐‘‘ ๐‘‰๐‘’๐‘”๐‘’๐‘ก๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘™๐‘’๐‘  ๐น๐‘Ž๐‘Ÿ๐‘š (Phinry’s Fruits and Vegetables Farm)

3๐‘Ÿ๐‘‘ ๐‘ƒ๐‘™๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘’: ๐ด๐‘Ÿ๐‘–๐‘›๐‘”๐‘Ž๐‘ฆ ๐‘‰๐‘’๐‘”๐‘”๐‘–๐‘’ ๐‘๐‘œ๐‘œ๐‘‘๐‘™๐‘’๐‘  ๐‘†๐ฟ๐‘ƒ

All winners were given a cash prize as a reward for their enthusiasm in joining and elevating the local cuisine this Filipino Food Month.

The Filipino Food Trade Fair and KADIWA Retail Stores will be available to visit at the DA RFO1 Grounds until April 26, 2024.