Manila, Sept. 7 -- The vegetable gardening initiative by the youth council in Baybay City is now gaining wider participation among millennials.

Since it was launched in July, the program has been involving hundreds of youths in producing healthy and sustainable food for villagers, said Mark Unlu-cay, president of Baybay City Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) federation.

"Due to the lack of access to resources and poor economic opportunities, food security and sufficiency have become key issues amidst this coronavirus pandemic. The SK Federation of Baybay City has spearheaded this program," Unlu-cay said in a phone interview on Monday.

"This is our way of ensuring sufficient supply of food and much more, to establish a meaningful and productive j...