Rare Fruit Council International (RFCI) Upcoming Speakers 2017-2018

Rare Fruit Council International (RFCI) Upcoming Speakers 2017-2018

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January 11, 2017, Laurie Gutstein: Calamondins (Ft. Myers) Trees will be available for purchase

February 8, 2017, Chris Rollins: Fruits of Southeast Asia

March 8, 2017, Carlos De Latorre: Growing Techniques For Avocados

April 12, 2017, Adrian Hunsberger: Good & Bad Insects

*** 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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