Bring the whole family to ECHO’s Global Food and Farm Festival and learn about exotic foods, sustainable living, innovative farming, and gardening. From March 9-11, you can experience unique tours, tastings, cooking shows, and make-and-take workshops. On March 12, it’s the open-air Farm Day Festival featuring hands-on activities for everyone:
Rosy Tomorrows Cooking Demonstration
Learn about cooking with lard from organically raised pigs.
Tropical Tasting Lunch
Enjoy a farm-fresh lunch in their community garden.
Discover how to brew your own kombucha at home and get a starter kit.
Edible Backyard Design Workshop
Learn the basics of perennial edible garden design using principles of agroforestry and food forest design.
Cooking with Tropical Plants
Tips and tricks for using tropical produce in your meals.
Mason Jar Herbs and Bites
Grow herbs from seed on your kitchen window.
Hands-on Grafting Workshop
The hands-on workshop includes a grafting seminar, rootstock, scions, and wrap.
Saturday Farm Day
Spend the day on their 57-acre Global Farm and tour a tropical rainforest demo, seed bank, fruit tree arboretum. Learn about alternative energies. Taste, touch and experience the world and learn how to make an impact in combatting world hunger.
ECHO is in North Fort Myers, just a two-hour drive from Miami or Tampa on I-75.
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