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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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TROPICAL FRUIT TREE & EDIBLE PLANT SALE 

Saturday October 16th 9:30 till 2pm

South Florida Fair Grounds

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September 10th, 7:30PM - 9:00PM


Good news! We are still a go to meet in person at the Mounts Auditorium on September 10th at 7:30.


Our Guest Speakers:


Alex


The topic will be “Recapping the 2021 Mango Season”

South Florida native , grew up in Jupiter and graduated from University of South Florida in Tampa. owner of Tropical Acres Farms Inc in West Palm Beach. Began farming in 2011, and now grow over 300 varieties of mangos, as well as dozens of varieties of avocados and other tropical fruits. Produce fruit as well as grafted trees.


See you soon.


Roxanne Cumberland

President, RFC


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

We hope to see and connect with you soon, stay safe!



President's Message

September 2021

Palm Beach Chapter of Rare Fruit Council International

We had a great turnout for the last meeting. We hope to see you all at the next meeting at MOUNTS.

Yes, we are back at the Mounts Auditorium for our meeting on September 10 at 7:30.

Be sure to bring your fruit for the tasting table, plants for the auction, and seeds for the exchange. Also,

for those who need to pay membership dues please bring your, cash, check or credit card.

Special thanks to the ladies who worked in kitchen cutting up the fruit. Jane Lee, Petra Russell and CG

came in early and created a beautiful and delicious display of fruits.


We are planning our semiannual tree sale. October 16 is the big day. On Friday the 15

th we will be


setting up. Lots of volunteers are needed on those two days. Come and join the fun. Lunch will be

provided.


Our speaker for the September meeting is Alex Salazar. He is a South Florida native who grew up in

Jupiter and graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Alex is the owner of Tropical Acres

Farms Inc in West Palm Beach. He began farming in 2011 and grows over 300 varieties of mangos as

well as dozens of varieties of avocados and other tropical fruits. His farm produces lots of fruit and he

has many grafted trees.


See you soon.


Roxanne Cumberland


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                            Palm Beach Rare Fruit Council

   

         FERTILIZER, GRAFTING SUPPLIES & 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 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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