North America Impact Center

The mission and purpose of ECHO North America Regional Impact Center (North America RIC) is to train and network with NGOs and ministries in North America who serve internationally, aspire to do international service, or are working with people in North America who face food insecurity and limited resources.

How we can help you

  1. Hands-on trainings offering applicable agricultural skills to better serve others in need
  2. Annual conferences to share agricultural knowledge and build network connections
  3. Seed bank to provide packaged seeds to network members in need
  4. Garden and agricultural displays for different global terrains 
  5. Technical responses to agriculture questions to network members through
  6. Farm tours to learn more about ECHO’s mission and the fight against hunger​

North America Events

You don’t have to wait to get your hands dirty at one of ECHO’s training events! We hold events frequently at ECHO’s Small Farm Resource Center in Fort Myers, Florida. Click the link below to view upcoming events.


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Agricultural articles translated into different languages

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Regional agricultural development events

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Seed bank with more than 200 seed varieties

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Resource library with hundreds of books

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Technical support in response to farmers' questions

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On-site consultations for organizations and individuals

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Volunteer opportunities and internships

North America Impact Story

ECHO Featured on ABC-7

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — For more than 40 years, ECHO Global Farm in North Fort Myers has helped hungry families and small-scale farmers with farming practices right here in SWFL …


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