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January 16, 2020 – Mike Meier; Urban Farming

Topic: “Food For Us: A Briefing From a Young Farmer” by Mike Meier, Director of Farm Operations for Colab Farms in Martin County and who serves on the City of Stuart Commission. As of December 9, Mike is also the … Continue reading

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November 21, 2019–Kai Kai Farm

UPDATE: PowerPoint presentation: Kai-Kai Farm Growing Practices presentation (PDF). Our speakers this month are Diane Cordeau and Carl Frost, owners of Kai-Kai Farm (map) east of Indiantown on SW Kanner Hwy. The topic is “Kai-Kai Farm Growing Practices.” Click the … Continue reading

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October 17, 2019–Mark Ritenour

Topic: Keeping fresh fruit “fresh” after harvest. Dr. Mark Ritenour is a Professor and plant physiologist with the University of Florida since 1998 and is stationed at Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce, Florida. He specializes in … Continue reading

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September 19, 2019–Mike Luciano: grafting

Past TCRFC president Mike Luciano owner of Trees N More tropical fruit nursery (in Palm City just west of Stuart) will be grafting a hundred Carambola (Starfruit) trees this week. He will bring some to our meeting and demonstrate how … Continue reading

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August 15, 2019–Bobbi Spencer

Bobbi Spencer, TCRFC Founder, Past President, and Master Gardener will give a presentation on the best tropical and subtropical fruit to grow here in the Treasure Coast. Bring any of your extra fruit or edible treats for our tasting table, … Continue reading

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July 18, 2019–Louise King: Mangos

Our speaker in July is Louise King, horticulturist at the Fruit & Spice Park in Homestead. The topic is Mangos and other Stars of the Park. This is Louise’s second visit. She also helped us get fruit for our Taste … Continue reading

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June 20, 2019 – Jeff Schorner; Al’s Family Farms

Update: Schedules change: Mike Meier of Ground Floor Farm had a Stuart city council meeting he had to attend in June; Jeff was unable to attend in May, so Larry Zimmerman took questions that month: Why did mangos do so … Continue reading

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