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Why not use idle lands in schools for food gardens? How do we encourage more young people to plant and grow their own food?

Episode 5 of the Stories for a Better Normal aired on June 18, series features initiatives from the University of the Philippines-Diliman and the University of Antique to convert available spaces within their universities as community food gardens. Food experts and advocates also share tips and stories on how they engage millennials to do their own food gardening.

Listen to UP President Danilo Concepcion and wife Atty. Gaby Concepcion; Dr. Carlos Primo “CP” David, chair of the Climate Change Commission (CCC) National Panel of Technical Experts (NPTE) and UP Diliman professor of Geology and Environmental Science; University of Antique President Dr. Pablo Crespo, Jr.; Carlo Sumaoang, founder of MNL Growkits Corporation; Chef Jam Melchor, head of Slow Food Youth Network Philippines and founder of the group Philippine Culinary Heritage Movement; Karla Delgado, Earth Leader and Director of Kai Farms; and Bea Misa-Crisostomo, owner of Ritual.

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