Established in 1970, we are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and furthering the cultivation and use of tropical and rare fruit in South Florida and throughout the world.

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                            Palm Beach Rare Fruit Council


             The new Board of Directors for 2018 are listed below.

           Thank you to all New and Returning Board Members!



              President Dennis Pleticha has prepared an active agenda for this month including Decembers Holiday Members Diner, The January South Florida Fair schedule and commitments, Budget projections and ongoing expense review, including our phone system, insurance, committee appointments and fund-raising options and Membership Renewals.  Nov 18 'Grating Class'

       Members are encouraged to attend all Board meetings!

 First Thursday of the Month Mounts Auditorium Conference Room


  President                   Dennis Pleticha

  1st VP                         Debra Marcelle-Coney

   2nd VP                       Betty Borges

   3rd Vp                        Rob Lawracy

    Treasurer                  Jay Bladeo

     Asst Treasurer         Arunachalam Narendra

     Secretary                  Mark Porter

      Asst Sec                   Elaine Gershenovich 


                             Telephone - Leave message
                   1 (855) RFC-RARE / 1 (855) 732-7273




Grafting Class $30  November 18, 2016. 10-2:30 PM

    Mango Grafting Class by Har Mahdeem

              Saturday November 18, 2018

                   10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

   Four different methods of grafting will be taught. 

  Each student will be provided with 

  2 root stock mangoes

  Graft Wood

  Grafting Tape

  Rubber Bands

  Plastic Bags

 Students will need their own grafting knife. You can pre-order a knife from the club.  Telephone -  1 (855) 732-7273

Registration required. No refunds. Limited space. $30

          Contact Betty Borges For Registration          




                    South Florida Fair Sign Up
                     Jan 12 thru Jan 28, 2018 

You have been invited by Debra Marcelle-Coney, 1st VP
to sign
up for the upcoming "2018 South Florida Fair RFC Booth"
to share your expertise, meet and greet Fair visitors and
have a good time with fellow Rare Fruiters!
If you have any fruit, plants or shrubs for display,
 please let me know.
Appreciative, Debra    Telephone -  1 (855) 732-7273
Click on the button below to sign up.


     Friday, December 8,  2017 - No speaker - Holiday Party


                    (members and invited guests only)












Monthly Speakers

Meetings are held on the second friday of each month begining at 7:30pm located in the Mounts Auditorium at Mounts Botanical Gardens 531 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL





      Telephone - Leave message
(855) RFC-RARE /  (855) 732-7273
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