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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Upcoming Public Events





                                          South Florida Fair 

                       Jan 12 thru Jan 28, 2018 
    Come and visit  the "2018 South Florida Fair RFC Booth"
    to share your expertise, meet and greet Fair visitors and
          have a good time with fellow Rare Fruiters!
      Fresh Tropical Fruit on display
    Located at the SUNDY HOUSE
      adjacent to the AgriComplex on the Midway                       
      Now thru Sunday  January 28, 2018


                            Palm Beach Rare Fruit Council



                                    and COCONUT OPENERS


            Members in need of the Special Rare Fruit Council Blend of

                   "Fruitilizer" may contact club secretary Mark Porter 


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



         Friday, February 9, 2018 - Alina Campbell, PhD


Dr. Campbell is a researcher on Cocoa at the USDA facility at Chapman Field.  She will be presenting on the chocolate producing fruit, Cocoa.

Topic:  "Breeding disease resistant cacao in the United States."


            Plant Sales Dates are announced Save the Date

The 2018 Plant sale dates are now booked at the South Florida Fairgrounds Main Street Expo

Spring Sale Sat Mar 24

Fall Sale Sat Oct 6

More Vendors, More Plants

Better Parking and ease of access!




Next Sale Mar 24 2018

South Florida Fairgrounds

Buildings 8 9 &10

9am - 2pm 

Thank you to our volunteers, our vendors and a special thank you to each of our patrons for making 2017 a successful event. 



Vendors should contact

           Plant Sale Chairperson

                  Betty Borges

               855-732-7273 #7




311 Fairgounds Rd

West Palm Beach, Florida 33411  Southern Blvd or Belvedere Rd

    to Fairgrounds Rd Gate 12


Admission and Parking are free


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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