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Florida Loquat Festival News #26 – November 2017

Nov 22, 2017 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 26 November 27, 2017 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Loquat Evening Announcing the 2018 Festival & Release of Leaves of Loquat, Vol. III December 11, 2017, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. New Port Richey Public Library The public […]

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Guest Column: What Irma Taught Us

Sep 25, 2017 No Comments by

What Irma Taught Us Dell deChant Remembering Donna I was six years old in 1960 when hurricane Donna scared the dickens out of me.  Irma followed a similar path, and I suspect it was just as scary to six-year-olds today as Donna was to me in our little house on Beach Drive in St. Petersburg. […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News #23 – June 2017

Jun 10, 2017 No Comments by

Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 23 June 2017 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 23 June  17, 2017 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event  Here is Your Post-Festival issue of the […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 22

Apr 03, 2017 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 22 April 2017 2017 Festival Edition Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event THIS COMING SATURDAY, APRIL 8 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. FLORIDA LOQUAT FESTIVAL Frances Avenue Park New Port Richey Getting There The 4th Annual Florida Loquat […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News #21 – March

Mar 20, 2017 No Comments

Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 21 March 2017 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event 2017 Festival Almost Here Mark Your Calendars The Florida Loquat Festival April 8, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Frances Avenue Park New Port Richey Barbara & Sylvia during recent harvest at Don & […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News #20 – February 2017

Feb 13, 2017 No Comments

Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event 2017 Florida Loquat Festival Fast Approaching Mark Your Calendars! April 8, 2017 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Frances Avenue Park New Port Richey Mark Your Calendars The 2017 Florida Loquat Festival will be Saturday April 8. Mark your calendars and make arrangements now […]

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Loquat News #18 – October 2016

Oct 10, 2016 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 18 October 15, 2016 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Growers Update Budding and Flowering Continues Tiny Fruit Appearing The 2016-2017 budding and flowering season continues, and the first tiny fruit can be observed on some trees. This […]

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Climate Change and the Florida Fall

Sep 30, 2016 1 Comment

by Dell deChant As the fall of 2016 begins with the autumnal equinox (September 22), here in this part of Florida most folks are probably aware that we’ve had an usually hot summer – which is saying something for the Tampa Bay Region.  This should not be too much of a surprise however, since August […]

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Florida Loquat News #16 – March

Mar 14, 2016 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 16 March 2016 Pre-Event Edition Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event FLORIDA LOQUAT FESTIVAL March 26 Frances Avenue Park New Port Richey Getting There The 3rd Annual Florida Loquat Festival is fast approaching.  If you are planning to […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – Special Edition

Feb 27, 2016 1 Comment

Florida Loquat Festival News Special Edition Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Special Edition Florida Loquat News The Florida Loquat Festival is pleased to recognize our sponsors and supporters for the 2016 Florida Loquat Festival – March 26, 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Frances Avenue Park, New Port Richey, […]

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