Immerse yourself in an incredible journey on the farm as ECHO gets set to host its annual Global Food and Farm Festival. The nonprofit global agriculture development organization will showcase its work with tours, unique experiences and workshops for the whole family from Saturday, March 16 – Friday, March 22.
Visitors will get the opportunity to spend the day at the 57-acre Global Farm and take part in a variety of activities including:
• Touring a tropical rainforest.
• Learning about alternative energies.
• Spinning wool.
• Community gardening.
• Sugar cane crushing and more.
Agricultural experts will also be on hand offering workshops on various sustainable farming tips and techniques, plus live cooking shows will be taking place throughout the week on the ECHO stage.
“Our Food and Farm Festival is a great way to connect agriculture, culinary arts, and sustainable living,” said ECHO CEO Dr. Abram Bicksler. “Through this event, we aim to create a platform where individuals can engage, learn, and be inspired to make choices that contribute to a healthier planet. We believe that by coming together, we can help create a more sustainable future.”
Ticket prices to the festival vary based on the activities. To see a full list of activities and costs please visit: https://echonet.org/events/global-food-and-farm-festival/.
ECHO provides hope against hunger around the globe through agricultural training and
resources. As a Christian technical networking and resourcing organization, ECHO builds a diverse, global network and serves that network by sharing validated contextualized agricultural options with technical excellence. ECHO’s goal is to serve its network members to advance food security and sustainable livelihoods. ECHO’s North American Regional Impact Center is located in Fort Myers, Fla. with a global presence through four Regional Impact Centers in the USA, Thailand, Tanzania, and Burkina Faso. For more information about ECHO call 239-543-3246 or visit echonet.org or ECHOcommunity.org.