ECHO Global Farm Tour: 19 Weeks to Conference
The ECHO Global Farm is a “living classroom” in which development workers, and others working overseas, can see simple farming techniques and technologies for use around the world. The ECHO team gathers solutions from around the world that are addressing hunger problems and disseminate them to their active network. These solutions promote sustainable farming techniques, nutritional plants, and appropriate technologies for the environment.
The ECHO Global Farm is 35 minutes north of the Conference hotel. The ECHO’s Global Farm Tour offers a fascinating guided, walking tour of the most creative working farm you have ever experienced. You will find demonstrations, plants, and techniques useful to farmers and urban gardeners in developing countries. You will explore rain-forest habitats, stop at a simulated rural school, and witness urban gardening techniques that allow gardens on rooftops. You will also see some simple technologies and visit their friendly farm animals.
Attendees of AHNA’s conference have the option to join a tour of the ECHO Global Farm Wednesday, June 1st. Cost of attendance is $52. Visit http://echonet.org/global-farm-tours for more information.