Speaker: Dr. John Barimo from Miami Dade College – May 14th, 2014 @ 730pm

Dr. John Barimo from Miami Dade College will be our guest lecturer for our May 14th, 2014 meeting. His topic will be plant biology

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Speaker: Eric Tietig from Pine Island Nursery – June 11, 2014 @ 730pm

June speaker will be Eric Tietig from Pine Island Nursery who will discuss this year’s Mango selection.

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Speaker: Dr. Matt Snow (Miami RFCI President) – Topic: Avocados 3/12/14 @ 730pm

matt-snow.jpgWhen: 3/12/14
Time: 730pm
Where: Miami Museum of Science

Topic: Avocados

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February 12, 2014 speaker: Noris Ledesma “For the Love of Mangos

imageNoris Ledesma, Curator of Tropical Fruit at Fairchild

Title: “For the Love of Mangos

Date: 2/12/14
Time: 730pm
Where: Miami Museum of Science

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Speaker for April 9th 2014 will be Louis Volpe, USDA

Louis Volpe who is a supervisor with the Department of Agriculture who oversees what people attempt to bring into the United States including fruit, seeds, etc.

When: 4/9/14
Time: 730pm
Where: Miami Museum of Science (3280 S Miami Ave Miami, FL 33133)

Topic: discuss objects including plants, seeds, fruits, etc that people try to smuggle through customs and how they are set up to detect them.

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January 8th, 2014 – speaker will be Adrian Hunsberger, M.S.

630-hunsberger60.jpg January 8th, 2014  - speaker will be Adrian Hunsberger, M.S.
Urban Horticulture Agent /Master Gardener Coordinator who will talking about general fruit tree care (watering, fertilizing, planting) and anything else our members want to learn.

Date:  Wednesday – 1/8/14

Time: 730PM

Where: Museum of Science | 3280 South Miami Avenue  Miami, FL - Google Map

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RFCI Holiday Party

Miami Rare Fruit Council Holiday Party 2013

Bring a covered dish - (Door Prizes too)

When: 12/11/13

Time: 7:30pm

Where: Museum of Science | 3280 South Miami Avenue  Miami, FL - Google Map

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Board meeting 730pm -no speaker

We will be discussing the magazine and our potential new venue for our meetings.

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Speaker: 10/09/13 – Har Mahdeem who will talking about Sugar Apples and related fruits.

rcfi_members-Har.jpg October speaker will be Har Mahdeem who will talking about Sugar Apples and related fruits.

Date: 10/09/13

Time: 730PM

Where: Museum of Science | 3280 South Miami Avenue  Miami, FL - Google Map

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Speaker for September 11, 2013 is Helen Masin

Helen Masin will be giving us a cooking demonstration using exotic fruit.

Date: 9/11/13

Time: 730PM

Where: Museum of Science | 3280 South Miami Avenue  Miami, FL - Google Map

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