Christa Leonard, operations manager at Geraldson Community Farm, proudly overlooks the local farm's growing fields. Geraldson is one stop on the Manatee River of Time tour. The trip is organized by ecko tours, a nonprofit that assembled organizations in the Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida with other local businesses and nonprofits to educate travelers about sustainability and environmental history. JANELLE O'DEA/Bradenton Herald
Christa Leonard, operations manager at Geraldson Community Farm, proudly overlooks the local farm's growing fields. Geraldson is one stop on the Manatee River of Time tour. The trip is organized by ecko tours, a nonprofit that assembled organizations in the Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida with other local businesses and nonprofits to educate travelers about sustainability and environmental history. JANELLE O'DEA/Bradenton Herald
Christa Leonard, operations manager at Geraldson Community Farm, proudly overlooks the local farm's growing fields. Geraldson is one stop on the Manatee River of Time tour. The trip is organized by ecko tours, a nonprofit that assembled organizations in the Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida with other local businesses and nonprofits to educate travelers about sustainability and environmental history. JANELLE O'DEA/Bradenton Herald

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