ECHO - Helping Underdeveloped Countries Grow Their Own Food

Ft. Myers, FL. - ECHO (Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization) uses the power of agriculture on a global scale to reduce hunger and improve lives in underdeveloped countries. ECHO provides students and overseas development workers with agricultural skills and resources to help those who are just one failed crop away from starvation. Viewers will not only learn about these garden heroes, but will see how to apply many of the skills shown in the simulated gardens to the similarly challenging conditions of their own home gardens.



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Gardening for Butterflies & Other Beneficial Insects (Atlanta, GA, Phoenix, AZ)

Many Butterflies and pollinators are losing vital habitats to urban sprawl and widespread use of herbicides. In this episode, national experts show ways we can all attract and help restore populations of these threatened insects while increasing the beauty of our landscapes.

  • 2017-09-23T01:00:00-07:00
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Redeeming Your Ground (Atlanta, Ga)

See how the Scott family's efforts to redeem their own ground in their suburban backyard opened a whole new world of life in the great outdoors, and how many of the simple changes they made will inspire you in your own backyard.

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Gardening in the Desert Southwest (Phoenix, Az)

To garden successfully in the desert Southwest, it just takes a little local knowledge to master the nuances of growing a productive garden there. In this episode, we explore tips, tricks and unique challenges to mastering the art of gardening in this part of the country.

  • 2017-10-03T01:00:00-07:00
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Hope for Heroes: The Farmer Veteran Coalition (Davis, CA)

The Farmer Veteran Coalition's mission helps connect veterans with good jobs and new careers by cultivating a new generation of farmers. In this episode, we see the FVC's mission in action with moving stories of farmers whose lives have been changed thanks to the coalition connection.

  • 2017-10-10T01:00:00-07:00
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Restaurant Farms (GA, WA, CA)

The foundation of any healthy garden starts with the soil. This episode goes to the source with a tour of a Soil Testing lab and the U.S. Composting Council for a better understanding of how to create the best foundation in your home garden.

  • 2017-10-10T13:30:00-07:00
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  • 2017-10-11T14:30:00-07:00
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The Green Bronx Machine: The Power of a Classroom Farm (Bronx, NY)

Volunteer teacher, Stephen Ritz has committed his life's work to teaching kids to grow real food to build healthy minds and bodies in a one-of-a-kind learning environment he created in a Bronx, NY public school. His system is now being replicated worldwide with huge success.

  • 2017-10-17T01:00:00-07:00
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