DA’s TienDA store will open in three more locations this month
In a bid to connect the farmers directly to consumers, the Department of Agriculture (DA) will open the TienDA Farmers and Fishermen’s Outlet in three more locations this month, namely Alabang, Bulacan, and Taguig.
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said that next week, the third TienDA Farmers and Fishermen’s Outlet will be opened in Alabang, Muntinlupa to serve consumers in the southern part of Metro Manila.
On October 13, the TienDA Malasakit Store will be opened in Taguig City with the support of Mayor Lani Cayetano. Then another TienDA Malasakit Store will also be opened in Bulacan City second week of October.
The TienDA held over the weekend at DA and Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) offices extended for another day on Sunday because of huge demands.
During the event, customers enjoyed fresh vegetables, fish, fruits, chicken and rice at farm gate prices.