Bill Whitman Day & Longan Celebration
CELEBRATED JUNE 8th at THE PRESTON B. BIRD & MARY HEINLEIN FRUIT & SPICE PARK, in Homestead’s bucolic Redland Agricultural Area.
William “Bill” Whitman Day & Longan Celebration
FLORIDA FRUIT CLUB MEETUP
June 8th, 2019 (SATURDAY) 2PM-5PM
Hosted by The Rare Fruit Council International, Inc. (RFCI), Miami in cooperation with the Fruit & Spice Park & the Tropical Fruit & Vegetable Society of Redland.
Members of RFCI Chapters & Florida fruit clubs are welcome to celebrate Bill Whitman’s legacy, and what he contributed to the advancement of pomology through the ‘Kohala’ longan and many other plants. Whitman is one of the founders of The Rare Fruit Council International, Inc. (RFCI) Miami, which was founded on March 11, 1955 as the Rare Fruit Council.
Admission to the F&S park paid at gate, more info at their website.
Perhaps you’ll bring something to share with fellow fruit enthusiasts … fruits, seeds, scions
The RFCI looks forward to welcoming you to Homestead’s Redland.
RSVP IS Encouraged by emailing RareFruitCouncilRFCI@gmail.com
Email Reference: Bill Whitman Day / Redland Fruit Club Meetup
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