Friday, November 2, 2018

November Meeting - Palma Sola


What: MRFC November 2018 Meeting - Palma Sola


When: Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 7pm

Where: 
 Harlee Building/County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221


  
The meeting this month will be Pete Robertson and Joshua Starry talking about the past, present and future of the MRFC demonstration grove at Palma Sola.

We will also elect 2019 chair persons

There will be the usual plant raffle and tasting table. We welcome donations of edible plants and fruit for the raffle and fruit dishes for the tasting table. Donors will receive a free ticket for the raffle. Additional tickets can be purchased

Thursday, September 27, 2018

October 2018 Meeting - Har Mahdeem - Sapotaceae


What: MRFC October 2018 Meeting - Har Mahdeem


When: Monday, October 8th, 2018 at 7pm

Where: 
 Harlee Building/County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221

Har Mahdeem will be speaking on Sapotaceae. This lecture will focus on the Central American Sapotaceae, but with honorable mention of Floridian, South American, African, and South Asian edible species.

Har has an entire lifetime of experience tropical fruit. He grew up in the Amazon region consuming rare jungle fruits and later worked with the famous Zill nursery on their Annona breeding program and various germplasm collection trips. 

Har currently owns a tropical fruit grove and dooryard consulting business specializing in plant nutrition, pruning, grafting/top working and education. 



There will be the usual plant raffle and tasting table. We welcome donations of edible plants and fruit for the raffle and fruit dishes for the tasting table. Donors will receive a free ticket for the raffle. Additional tickets can be purchased