March 21, 2015

Spend the day at our 50-acre Global Farm and tour a tropical rainforest demonstration, the 300+ variety seed bank, take an educational tour of the fruit tree arboretum, or learn about alternative energies as they are demonstrated in the appropriate technology area! Kids can taste, touch, and experience their way around the world as they learn about world hunger and ways they can make an impact!

Tickets are just $5.00 per person, 10 and under are free if purchased in advance. You may also purchase tickets the day of the event for $7.00 per person, 10 and under free.

We invite you to join us for an amazing day!

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Previous Farm Day Sponsors:

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Partner with ECHO Today and Become a Farm Day Sponsor:

Dear Community Member,

Greetings! ECHO would like to introduce you to our 24th annual Farm Day event on March 21, 2015 on ECHO’s Global Farm in North Fort Myers, Florida. Farm Day has been able to provide businesses and participants in the event with many opportunities for sponsorship and we are writing this in hope that you would participate in these sponsorship opportunities offered in this year’s event.

Each year Farm Day has had over 2000* people on ECHO’s Global Farm. Your participation in this event will not only give you a great amount of business exposure, but it will allow you to join in our mission to ending world hunger. 

This day will be filled with tours, demonstrations of farming techniques used around the world, applications of appropriate technologies, children’s activities, creative workshops, and samples of some of the amazing varieties of tropical fruit on ECHO’s farm. Admission is $7.00 for adults. Advanced tickets are $5.00 for adults. There is no charge for children under 10.

ECHO is an international non-profit organization located in North Fort Myers, Florida, established to equip people with agricultural resources and skills to reduce hunger and improve the lives of the poor. ECHO serves a network of 3000 individuals and organizations in 180 countries. We invite you to participate in ECHO’s Farm Day 2015 and look forward to you joining us in putting an end to world hunger. Listed below are the sponsorship opportunities we have available along with a custom sponsorship package at your request:

Event Sponsor $5,000

 

Event Sponsors are limited to one per trade category. Each sponsor at this level will have their logo or name on all publications -- including press releases, ads, program, flyers, and newsletters mailed out to over 15,000 households following the event. A special “Thank You banner” at the event will recognize your special sponsorship. Along with your banner you could also receive a logo/table with your organizations representative present, a speaking opportunity at the event or a radio mention. You will also receive 10 free tickets.

Tropical Area Sponsor $1,000

 

Tropical Area Sponsors receive special recognition in a specific tropical climate zone (eligible zones include Hillside Farming, Rooftop Gardening, Tropical Monsoon, Rain Forest Clearing, Semi-Arid Tropics, and Hot Humid Lowlands). These sponsors are recognized on a sign at the entrance to the Global Farm, a thank you in the program, their name on the program map indicating your sponsored zone, and a thank you in the newsletter following the event. Only six zones are available for sponsorship. 

Workshop Sponsor $500

 

Workshop Sponsors, on a first-claimed basis, can choose from a number of special workshops including: Creative Container Gardening; Landscaping with Edible Plants; Q & A with a Fruit Tree Expert; Seed Bank behind-the scenes, a Fruit Tree Arboretum Tour; Tropical Landscaping Tour; Bamboo Tour; and, Moringa for nutrition workshop. Workshop sponsors are recognized on a special sign at the workshop site and a thank you in the program. You will also receive 5 free tickets. [Limited to one sponsor per workshop]

Demo Sponsor $250 

 

Demo Sponsors can choose from among a number of demonstrations including: Fruit Tasting, the Amazing Moringa Tree, Irrigation Options, Rainforest Compost, Sugar Cane Press, Fresh Orange Juice Squeezing, Making Fresh Peanut Butter, Water Purification, Solar Cooking, Bio Gas, Seed Cleaning, and Grafting. Demo Sponsor’s will be recognized on a sign at the demonstration area, a thank you in the program given to all the visitors. You will also receive 2 free tickets. [Limited to one Sponsor per demonstration]

For a Custom Package 

(Contact Danielle Flood: dflood@echonet.org; 239.567.3312)

We would love to have you as a partner in reducing hunger and improving lives through Farm Day 2015. 

If you are interested in Sponsoring this Event please fill out this form below and we will contact you soon.

 

 

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