rare fruit + vegetable council

of broward county - sw ranches, fl

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EDUCATION + EVENTS

 

Semi-Annual Pant Sale - Open to the Public 

 

  • Our Fall Plant Sale is scheduled for Saturday + Sunday, October 20 + 21, 2018!

  • Twice per year we offer a selection of our rare fruit and vegetable stock for sale to the public.

  • Purchase tropical fruit trees, herbs and vegetables - great for a garden or patio.

  • Jams, jellies and tropical fruit breads also available.

  • Visa, Mastercard, cash and checks accepted. 

 

 


Classes, Workshops + Field Trips 

Throughout the year we host on site workshops to teach members about methods to propogate, grow and care for rare tropical plants and trees. Classes are free for members or $25 for non-members.

Previous topics include:

  • Air Layering

  • Grafting

  • Vegetable Gardening

  • Container Gardening

  • Fertilizing 101

  • Field Trip: USDA Chapman Horticultural Facility

 

 

 

 

Educational Scholarship

The Gayle Hoffman Scholarship is available to qualified applicants to further encourage research and study of tropical fruit and horticulture. Please contact Eddie Yi for more information at scholarship@rfvcbroward.org

 

Monthly Member Meetings w/ Speakers

Join us for food tasting, plant auctions and seed exchange and pesentations by guest speakers.

 

Meeting take place from 7-8:30 PM the 2nd Monday of every month at the:

 

Broward County Extension School

3245 College Avenue 

Davie, Florida 33314

 

Previous topics + speakers include:

  • Dr. Jonathan Crane | Carambola + Avocado Trees

  • Alex Salazar | Mango Challenges

  • Jason Long | What is Permaculture

 

 

 

 

Monthly Member Plant Sales

Members have access to our full germplasm stock and may purchase plants at the RFVC the Saturday following our monthly member meeting.

 

Board Meetings

Board meetings are open to board members and committee chairpersons and are held on the 4th Monday of the month. Click here for a list of current board members.