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Aaron

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ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« on: March 17, 2017, 07:36:13 PM »
Just wanted to let everyone know ECHO's Food and Farm Festival is tomorrow (3/17) from 9am to 3pm. We are having a big sale in the nursery and have a lot of neat stuff in stock.

https://www.echonet.org/food-and-farm-festival

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2017, 09:08:46 PM »
Anything off the charts cool out there this weekend? I have to work  (sigh)

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2017, 11:32:04 PM »
Just wanted to let everyone know ECHO's Food and Farm Festival is tomorrow (3/17) from 9am to 3pm. We are having a big sale in the nursery and have a lot of neat stuff in stock.

https://www.echonet.org/food-and-farm-festival

thanks for posting this. Love Echo and wasn't aware of the event - i will be there!!
- Colin

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2017, 11:35:06 PM »
shoot....I missed it :( Next year. I keep telling myself I will go visit. Many of my friends have told me I would really like it. Is there anything else coming up in the next month or so with ECHO? Thanks for letting us know:)

~ Paraponera

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2017, 11:42:50 PM »
shoot....I missed it :( Next year. I keep telling myself I will go visit. Many of my friends have told me I would really like it. Is there anything else coming up in the next month or so with ECHO? Thanks for letting us know:)

~ Paraponera

it's tomorrow (18th) i think he put 17th by mistake... if you're local can still make it :)
- Colin

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #5 on: March 18, 2017, 12:46:32 AM »
shoot....I missed it :( Next year. I keep telling myself I will go visit. Many of my friends have told me I would really like it. Is there anything else coming up in the next month or so with ECHO? Thanks for letting us know:)

~ Paraponera

it's tomorrow (18th) i think he put 17th by mistake... if you're local can still make it :)

If I had a little more notice I could have made plans to take the trip and request time off. Thanks for letting me know though! I have a friend that lives in the area and will pass it along!!

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2017, 05:53:47 PM »
Anything off the charts cool out there this weekend?

Yes! I will try to get the availability list updated next week.

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2017, 09:20:41 PM »
I didn't have enough time to do the tour but checked out the nursery today. It was really busy!

Picked up 2x Cotton Candy mango (one for a friend)
an abiu, custard apple, himalayan mulberry and a malay apple.

There were a few other things that piqued my interest but i had limited room as i only had my car. I had my eye on the blue jaboticabas (they had 2, decent size around 3/4" caliper for $50) but passed due to other interests... now thinking i may go back and get one. There was also some salak palms but they looked too nasty (thorny) to even pick up so i passed although i know thye are a bit of a collectors item. Few other less common trees here and there as well.
- Colin

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2017, 09:55:00 PM »
Was busy indeed! Lots to see and do and buy :) I also only had my car or else I would have done more damage

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2017, 08:11:32 AM »
ECHO was just incredible yesterday! Aaron do you guys have an idea of head count? Was it in the thousands? Wow! Because parking lots were full! Fruit trees were selling left and right in the nursery as well.

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Re: ECHO's Global Food and Farm Festival
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2017, 08:12:37 AM »
Also, good to see Matt R. from Ft. Myers volunteering in the nursery. Did you buy anything?

 

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