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11/12/14 @ 730pm Dr. Jonathan Crane will be talking about Laurel Wilt Disease in Avocados

Hello all! Reminder our next meeting is tomorrow night! 11/12/14 7:30 PM at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in the Science Village Auditorium next to the Butterfly Exhibit. Jonathan Crane will be talking about Laurel Wilt Disease in Avocados; a subject … Continue reading

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SPEAKER: Don Chafin Wednesday – 10/8/14 @ 7:30 PM

Our meeting is tomorrow night Wednesday 10/8/14 @ 7:30 PM at Fairchild in the New Science Village Auditorium next to the Butterfly exhibit. Don Chafin will be talking about “Bananas”. It should be a very informative meeting. I spoke with Don, rather … Continue reading

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Speaker: Don Chafin, “Going Bananas” (Plants will be available for purchase) Wednesday 10/8/14 @ 730pm

TOPIC: “Going Bananas”  ( Plants will be available for purchase) Rare Fruit Council International Meeting is at Fairchild Botanical Garden Meeting this Wednesday 10-14-14 7:30 PM in Science Village Auditorium, next to Butterfly Exhibit. Fairchild Botanical Garden. FREE Guests Welcome … Continue reading

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SPEAKER: Chris Rollins, Director of the Fruit and Spice park

TOPIC: “A Tropical Fruit Tour of Hawaii”  Rare Fruit Council International Meeting is at Fairchild Botanical Garden Meeting this Wednesday 9-10-14 7:30 PM in Science Village Auditorium, next to Butterfly Exhibit. Fairchild Botanical Garden. FREE                 Guests Welcome ! Exotic Fruit … Continue reading

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Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski; Extension Agent

Rare Fruit Council International Meeting is at Fairchild Botanical Garden Meeting this Wednesday 8-13-14 7:30 PM in Science Village Auditorium, next to Butterfly Exhibit. Fairchild Botanical Garden. FREE                 Guests Welcome ! Exotic Fruit Tastings : Rambutan, Longan, Dragon Fruit, Guava, Mango, Canistel, … Continue reading

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The Rare Fruit Council International-RFCI is moving to Fairchild!

The RFCI founded in 1955 with 450 members worldwide, headquartered in Miami, is the premier organization dedicated to the education, introduction and promotion of rare tropical fruits.  The RFCI meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM. Starting … Continue reading

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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. When: 6/11/14 Time: 7:30pm Where: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science – 3280 S Miami Ave Miami, FL 33133  

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

When: 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

Noris 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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