ECHO Global Farm Tours Named One of North America’s Best Tours


Many travelers visiting Fort Myers know the area for its picture-perfect beaches, but there’s more to this stretch of Southwest Florida than meets the eye. ECHO Global Farm Tours is one of those under-the-radar organizations that’s providing once-in-a-lifetime experiences while improving the world for the less fortunate. And that’s why the travel industry experts at Canada’s leading online global travel agency, Flight Network, named ECHO Global Farm Tours to their recently released list of the top 42 tours in North America.

Why ECHO Global Farm Tours Was Featured

Those who have experienced an ECHO Global Farm Tour know ours tours are unlike any others in the world, and we’re glad the travel experts at Flight Network took notice. Our ECHO Global Farm Tour takes visitors on a fascinating journey through the most creative working farm you’ll ever visit. The tour includes demonstrations, rare plants and the techniques used by farmers in developing countries. Visitors also enjoy interactions with goats, chickens, fish, ducks, rabbits and other animals from around the world. Here, you’ll find one of the largest collections of tropical food plants in the country.

Flight Network chose ECHO Global Farm Tour as one of the top tours in the country for the unique experiences and charitable efforts this company offers. They acknowledged our tour for highlighting the difficult farming and gardening conditions around the world and demonstrating fascinating ways to produce food in harsh conditions. ECHO brings global diversity to Southwestern Florida, introducing visitors from around the state and the country to the needs of people in the farthest reaches of the world.

About Flight Network

Flight Network is Canada’s leading online global travel agency. They send their team of intrepid travel writers around the globe in search of the very best destinations, accommodations and experiences. This collection of the top 42 tours in North America is one of many ways they encourage travelers to go off the beaten path and experience the best that our continent and the world have to offer.

What are you waiting for? Come experience our ECHO Global Farm Tour in Fort Myers, Florida today.

What does ECHO look like 7 weeks after the hurricane? [video]

It’s been seven weeks since we met Hurricane Irma. Honestly, it has been an emotionally stressful and physically demanding time and your encouragement has meant so much!  As the weeks of recovery turned into months and the costs mounted, almost 600 people stepped in and provided over $172,000 to cover the expenses to get the ECHO-Florida campus back in working order! That’s cause for huge celebration!

Now, we’re focused on our next training event in ECHO-Florida, the ECHO International Agriculture Conference in two weeks. We’re excited to “pour into” these 200 attendees the lessons learned from the hurricane recovery effort as well as many other best practices for sustainable agriculture. We can’t wait to see how they will multiply what they learn from ECHO to hundreds more.

We are so thankful for you and for the passion that you have for small-scale farming families around the world.


Danielle Flood
PR & Communications Manager