Community Response

Bahay Ko, Garden Ko Program

LGUs can utilize agricultural knowledge and apply them to adapt to modern form of gardening.

During the enforcement of Enhanced Community Quarantine, the LGU thought of an outright solution to help the residents cope with the menace of coronavirus disease 2019 by promoting and focusing on good nutrition and healthy lifestyle through the BAHAY KO, GARDEN KO Program. Through ab Executive Order, every family is mandated to establish their own organic backyard garden consists of at least five (5) varieties of vegetables, and a minimum of two (2) varieties for Senior Citizens who are still capable of growing veggies in response to the limited supply of goods and/or commodities in the market brought about by the COVID-19 crisis.

BLGD Documentation of LGU Practices
This project is supported by The Asia Foundation in cooperation with the Department of the Interior and Local Government.
Experience designed by Limitless Lab.