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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President's Message

Happy New Year Everyone!

May this Decade Provide the Opportunity for You All to Be: Healthy, Heuristic, Honorable, Free of Harm, Obtain Your Highest Level of Achievement Self; You are Destined to Be in 2020!

We are excited about our annual collaborative participation with The South Florida Fair (SFLF)! If you have not signed up in Signupgenius. . .Now is a great time to do so! Or at the Meeting on Friday,1/11. There are a lot of slots available to fit into your very busy schedules. Please assist us to achieve another Successful Year!

Mark Porter, 1st RFC VP needs Volunteers to help get the props out of storage & set up the booth at the Sundry Food Store at the Fairgrounds. It is our usual spot each year. This year's set up dates are Saturday, 1/11 around 10am. For more information, please contact Mark Porter at mporter115@gmail.comor by cell at 561-758-7760. The SFLF kicks off on Friday, 1/17 at noon and ends on Sunday, 2/2 at 9pm. Please remember it will not be the same without You! Come out and share your wealth of knowledge with the community and other interested folks.

The Upcoming Speakers for the next several months are as follows:

January 2020 - Mr. Noel Ramos presents The Great Fruit and Plant Hunters. . ."

February - Mr. Delroy Lowe long time RFC Member, "All about the 'Loving Care, Preparation & Enjoyment of Ackee!

March - Mr. Chris Miller,  Palm County County (PBC) Cooperative  Extension Agent instructs us on South Florida Pest Identification & Management for Backyard Gardens & Small Farms

April - Mr. Kevin Alexander, PBC Property Appraiser Agriculture Manager informs us on "What Constitutes an Agricultural Exemption on Various Types of Properties!" 

In early Summer we have a presentation on the Local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and The Mango 2020 Updates

***Note: Upcoming Zip Trips in the Spring & Grafting Class in late Summer. For more information check out our Events Coordinator 2020 Schedule at our next RFC Club Meeting scheduled for Friday, 1/11 at 7 :15pm, Mounts Botanical Gardens Auditorium, West Palm Beach.

Hope to see and connect with you soon!

Be Prosperous,

Debra Marcelle-Coney-Coney, Ph.D 

RFC President 

Upcoming Public Events

Friday, March 13, 2020 9:00 AM • South Florida Fairgrounds **NEW BUILDINGS** Community Exhibits Buildings 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10
Saturday, March 14, 2020 9:00 AM • 9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

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

For more information, please contact Debra Marcelle-Coney RFC President - President@pbrarefruitcouncil.org or call (855) 732-7273. 


The Upcoming Speakers for the next few months are as follows:

January 2020 - Mr. Noel Ramos:  "The Great Fruit and Plant Hunters. . ."

February 2020 - Mr. Delroy Lowe:  "All about the "Loving Care, Preparation & Enjoyment of Ackee!" 

We hope to see and connect with you soon!









                            Palm Beach Rare Fruit Council



                                       & COCONUT OPENERS

                              are available at our Monthly Meetings


            Members in need of the Special Rare Fruit Council blend of

                   "Fruitilizer" may contact 1st VP Mark Porter.


            Mark will bring a limited number of bags to our regular meeting 

            or you can arrange for pickup at his farm site in the Acreage.


            For special pickup or delivery options please call Mark Porter at:


                  +1 (855) RFC-RARE / +1 (855) 732-7273 option 3

                   to be directly connected and/or to leave a message.









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