We are pleased to have Ms. Adrian Hunsberger as our guest speaker for April’s RFCI meeting, her topic is Good & Bad Insects.
Ms. Hunsberger is the Urban Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Coordinator at the University of Florida, Miami-Dade County Extension office in Homestead, Florida. Adrian holds a BS degree in Horticulture from Virginia Tech and a MS degree in Entomology from the University of Florida. Adrian has over 13 years of research experience at the University of Florida using biological and organic pest control methods.
April 12, 2017, Adrian Hunsberger: Good & Bad Insects
We welcome donations of edible plants and fruit for raffle and fruit dishes for the tasting table.
Rare Fruit Council International (RFCI) Upcoming Speakers 2017-2018
*** Saturday April 15, 2017 RFCI Field Trip Members Tour at The Kampong, 9 am, $15 fee to National Botanic Gardens ***
May 10, 2017, Jeff Wasielewski: Pruning Tropical Fruit Trees
June 14, 2017, Dylan Terry: Growing a Food Forest
July 12, 2017, John Goss: Heliconia and Ginger Plants ~ Turmeric and various ginger plants for sale
August 9, 2017, Patrick Garvey (Florida Keys): Mini Documentary & Update on Grimal Grove
September 13, 2017, Dr. George Fitzpatrick: Making and Using Compost in South Florida
October 11, 2017, Toppy a/k/a Norman Fell: Old time farming techniques
November 8, 2017, Thanksgiving Open Board Meeting & Pre Ramble Planning
December 13, 2017, Holiday Party
January 2018, Chris Rollins: TBA
February 2018, Matt Snow: Hands on Grafting Workshop
March 2018, Carolyn Capola: Herb Farming
April 2018, Jonathan Gambino & Rachel Middleton of Three Sisters Farm (Redland): Growing Tropical Fruits in South Florida
May 2018, Jorge J. Zaldivar of Guavonia Guava Grove (Redland): History of Guavas & Seed Introduction in Florida
June 2018, Scott Lyons: of Sublicious Farms (Ft. Lauderdale): Specializes in growing mushrooms & preparing Kombucha. Items for sale at the meeting
July 2018, Alexander Salazar of Tropical Acres Farms (West Palm Beach): Growing The Best Mangoes
August 2018, Mike Heckart of Wicked Mikes Edible Plants (Miami): Discussing Solanaceae / nightshades. Plants will be available for sale.
MEETINGS are Second Wednesday of the month, 7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTBG) in the Science Village Auditorium next to the Butterfly Exhibit.
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