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RFCI Meeting June 14, 2017 guest speaker Dylan Terry: Growing a Food Forest

The RFCI welcomes Dylan Terry, he will be presenting “Growing a Food Forest”, join us this coming Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Edible landscaping enthusiast Dylan Terry strives to help others be more self-sufficient in growing … Continue reading

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RFCI Meeting April 12, 2017 with Adrian Hunsberger: Good & Bad Insects

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 … Continue reading

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Tropical Fruit News magazine is digital now and delivered only by email. 

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Upcoming Speakers – revised 4/5/16

730pm Fairchild TBG in the Science Village Auditorium Open/free to the public December 9, 2015: Holiday Party January 13, 2016: Dr. Randy Plotz: “Banana Diseases”  February 10, 2016: Chris Rollins: ” Jakfruit and related species.”   March 9, 2016: Margie … Continue reading

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speaker 6/10/15

Good morning.  Just a reminder that our monthly meeting is this Wednesday 6/10/15 at 7:30 at Fairchild TBG in the Science village Auditorium at 7:30 pm.   Carlos Balardi will be speaking about pruning your trees.   We will be … Continue reading

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Speaker 4/8/14 @730pm: Robert Meohing from Robert is Here Fruit Stand

Speaker 4/8/14 @730pm – Robert from Robert is Here Fruit Stand Where: Fairchild Botanical garden Open/free to the public

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Speaker: 3/11/15 @730pm Erica Klopf – From Edible Landscaping. Topic – Food Forestry.

Erica Klopf – From Edible Landscaping www.floridaediblelandscaping.com Topic – Food Forestry. 3/11/15 730pm Fairchild Botanical garden  Open/free to the public

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Dr. Matthew Snow, RFCI President, will be leading a Grafting Workshop with a slide presentation 2/11 @7pm

Dr. Matthew Snow, RFCI President, will be leading a Grafting Workshop with a slide presentation. Participants are encouraged to bring their grafting knives. Seedling avocados and bud wood will be provided at no charge. Due to the length of this … Continue reading

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Speaker: Chef and Author Michael Bennett – 1/14/15 @ 730pm

Just a reminder that our meeting is this Wednesday at 7:30 pm in the Science Village Auditorium next to the Butterfly Exhibit at Fairchild. Our January speaker is Michael Bennett (http://www.foodbrats.com) who will be talking about Cooking with Tropical Fruits. … Continue reading

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CORRECTION: Wednesday 12/10/14 Miami Rare Fruit Council Christmas Party

WEDNESDAY: 12/10 /14 Miami Rare Fruit Council Christmas Party  Potluck 730PM Bring your favorite tropical fruit inspired dish (Dr. Snow will bring the turkey). Location: Fairchild in the New Science Village Auditorium next to the Butterfly exhibit.

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