A man (left) checks organic string beans at a stall inside the hallway of the Department of Agriculture during the opening of the 8th Organic Agriculture Month celebration with the theme: “Maunlad na Pagsasaka, Garantisado sa Organikong Agrikulturang Sinaliksik” at DA Building, Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City on Monday (Nov. 7, 2022). The month-long celebration aims to promote organic agriculture by focusing national attention on the importance of organic agriculture in enhancing global competitiveness and environmental integrity, increasing food security and safety, and alleviating poverty. (MNS photo)