The Everglades Region’s Economic Engine
The Everglades Agricultural Area
The Everglades Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA), is an approximately 1,160 square-mile-area south of Lake Okeechobee of highly productive agricultural land.
The cities that surround Lake Okeechobee depend on agriculture and clean water to maintain vibrant and sustianable local economies.
Aside from providing jobs, the EAA provides food for the nation and in the past two decades, has been a partner in sending clean water to the Everglades.