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Filipino Food Month 2022 Kick-off Celebration (April 4, 2022)

Author: DA Communications Group | 4 April 2022

Agriculture Secretary William Dar and the “OneDA” Family joined the nationwide celebration of Filipino Food Month (FFM) on April 4, 2022.

In his opening message, Secretary Dar said that this year’s FFM’s theme, “Pagkaing Pilipino, Susi sa Pag-unlad at Pagbabago” is in line with the mission of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to support local producers, particularly the small stakeholders, for food production. ”

Filipino Food Month is annually celebrated by virtue of Presidential Proclamation no. 469 signed in 2018. It aims to appreciate, preserve, promote, and ensure the transmission of the vast Filipino culinary traditions and treasures to future generations and to support the various industries, farmers, and agri-communities. April of every year is declared as Filipino Food Month or “Buwan ng Kalutong Pilipino”. (Photo by Ardy Tompong, DA-AFID)