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ECHO's Global Farm Tour

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  • Location: North Fort Myers, FL
  • Hours: April to October: one guided tour at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
    November to March: tours at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; and, one tour at 10 a.m. on Saturday

A unique attraction for Lee County, ECHO’s Global Farm Tour is a fascinating 90-minute tour of the most creative working farm you will ever experience. You will find demonstrations, plants and techniques used by farmers and urban gardeners in developing countries. Experience six settings of the Global Farm and taste leaves and berries while you explore rain-forest habitats, visit farm animals, stop at a simulated Haitian school, witness urban gardening techniques that allow gardens on rooftops and learn all about ECHO's mission of helping others learn to grow.

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ECHO's Global Farm was created as a training center in tropical agriculture. The Global Farm is divided into six areas including tropical monsoon climates, urban gardens, semi-arid tropics, tropical highlands, tropical rainforest and hot humid lowlands. Each area is managed by one of ECHO's agricultural interns who spends 12 months cultivating, harvesting, and researching numerous crops, fruit trees and nutritious food plants. Each plot is also used to produce seeds which are ultimately packaged and sent overseas in order to be evaluated as a potential new food crop. Showcased on the various plots are affordable and sustainable farming techniques that also incorporate suitable animals and appropriate technologies. Guided Tours of the Global Village are enjoyed by tourists, local residents, colleges and church groups. Tours are used to educate about agricultural issues in developing countries, while highlighting unique solutions to growing food under harsh conditions.

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