About three (3) units of Greenhouse worth Php 725,846.31 and one (1) unit of Nursery worth Php293,656.02 had been turned over to Mellenium Organic Agriculture Farm located at Brgy. San Antonio, Victoria, Oriental Mindoro. Said facilities, funded by the Organic Agriculture Program, will be utilized for the Organic Farm Production project of the said farm.
The Mellenium Organic Agriculture Farm was organized to motivate the people to work in unity for the purpose of producing safe and healthy food through the use of modern technology, in an organic way. The Association supervising it aims to provide job opportunities not only to their own members but also those from nearby barangays who wanted to join the group after witnessing the successful project of the association.
The establishment of Greenhouses and Nursery will be used for the training of the farm workers on Organic Agriculture under the Special Vegetable Production project of the Association. The value of using modern facilities like the greenhouses in order to enhance farmers' productivity will be demonstrated during the training under the supervision of Agricultural Technicians who have been specializing on Organic Agriculture. Moreso, the participants to the training will also be trained on off-season vegetable production methods. The farm produce will be marketed by the members of the Association to different places. The project would provide additional income to farm families in order to sustain their basic necessities. /allolivar