About

MANATEE RARE FRUIT COUNCIL


STATED OBJECT OF ORGANIZATION:

To be an active, non-profit organization dedicated to the following objectives:
To introduce, propagate, and distribute the many rare tropical and sub-tropical fruits grown throughout the world; to educate its members and the public as to the merits of these plants; to encourage and extend their cultivation.

Meetings

The Manatee Rare Fruit Council meets the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m., usually at the Harlee Auditorium in the Manatee County Fairgrounds next to the Agricultural Extension Office on 17th Street, Palmetto. January meetings are at Palma Sola Park.
Most months feature a knowledgeable speaker. Visitors and guests are welcome and encouraged. Membership is $12 annually per family.


Board & Committee Chair 2022

President                      Pete Robertson
Vice President              Al Semago
Secretary                      Larry Rued
Treasurer                      Darryl McCullough 
Program Committee    Saju AbrahamDonna GrettonDarryl McCullough  
Webmaster                   Celeste Welch
Scholarship                  Larry Rued
Membership                 Sarah Mitchell, Lynn Meier
Tasting Table                Spencer Salser
Hospitality Chair          Dina Hobson
Newsletter                     Dale Wallace



by Erica Newport