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ECHO Global Farm Tours

17391 Durrance Rd, North Fort Myers, FL 33917-2212
+1 239-543-3246
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Global Farm is very Hip

The echo global farm has something for everyone. I live nearby and it has been a big hit for many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kerreywho
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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Awesome Learning Resource about Tropical Plants

We had an awesome tour with Brian. It is amazing what an impact one person with a vision can make... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
BiggPapa
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Mukwonago, WI
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ECHO’s Global Farm Tour is a fascinating walking tour of the most creative working farm you have ever experienced. Taste tropical fruits and leaves as you explore a rain-forest, a semi-arid desert, rooftop gardens and so much more. Visit with our friendly farm animals and discover one of the largest collections of tropical food plants in Florida as you learn about ECHO’s mission to help the poor help themselves.
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17391 Durrance Rd, North Fort Myers, FL 33917-2212
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The echo global farm has something for everyone. I live nearby and it has been a big hit for many visits. When younger, Our kids loved to see the animals, learn about miracle fruit, and pump a primary water well just because it was cool...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We had an awesome tour with Brian. It is amazing what an impact one person with a vision can make in the world. I like that this group is faith based. The diversity of ecosystems and appropriate plants was amazing. I learned a lot in...More

Thank BiggPapa
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We missed the tour but were thoroughly pleased with the nursery. They have a wide variety of plants and vegetation, some I have not seen outside the Tropics. Kudos to the staff. If you are interested in some exotic and non native plants for your...More

Thank DrParticle
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The ECHO Global Farm Tour will give you a look at how agriculture and animal husbandry can be advanced in the developing world. It is a great window on the way education and training can be used to lift people out of poverty. You will...More

1  Thank David-0n-the-road
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I grew up in the Bronx. That tells you how much I know about farming. This is an interdenominational group that promotes global food production. Nothing gets wasted and they work with and teach countrymen how to provide for their families. They encourage the countrymen...More

1  Thank Susan E
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We were so happy to tour and explore the farm and learn of all the wonderful things going on. Keep up the good work. Janet and Joe. Northbrook, Ontario, Canada

1  Thank sparky18529
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My wife loves planting and gardening and I love to eat. She heard about the echo farm from her garden club last week. As a weekend activity we decided to To there on Saturday yesterday. The place was filled with lots of nature loving kind...More

2  Thank jfchen1998
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Essentially a working farm emulating conditions in lesser developed countries designed to help develop practices, seed stock and train Ag workers and missionaries. Line wasn't long term get in the tours which only occur on some days if the week....More

1  Thank MMoe22
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I am just glad that I accepted a friend's invitation to visit Echo Global Farm Tours. What can I say? It was a day of learning and education. The weather was just perfect and we took a few minutes to explore the moringa products that...More

1  Thank KathleenR_28
Reviewed 20 February 2017

First of all, if you are looking for a farm experience for young children, this is not it. ECHO is an NGO committed to helping small farmers in poverty stricken areas worldwide use sustainable practices to support themselves and their families. There are two tours--one...More

Thank Janet L
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scooterdp
When is ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival in 2017?
16 March 2017|
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Response from Danielle F | Property representative |
This Saturday, March 18, 2017
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BJameson
I want to purchase native plants for our SW Florida home. How do the prices compare to other nurseries?
10 November 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
They were lower than local retail outlets. In fact, I discovered Echo Global Farm three years ago when I was looking for a mango tree, in particular Malika Mango tree. They were about 40% less than some of nursery. However... More
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doug g
What are your hours of operation?
21 February 2016|
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Response from Danielle F | Property representative |
Our Book Store and nursery are open 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday and 9 AM to 4 PM on Saturday. Our tour times vary throughout the week, so I would encourage you to visit our website and click on take a tour or call for... More
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