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Florida Loquat News #29, July 2018

Jul 07, 2018 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit No. 29 July 15, 2018 Published by Ecology Florida and Friendship Farms & Fare https://www.ecologyflorida.org/ https://tarrylane.wixsite.com/friendship Here is Your Post-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Poets, planners, canners, volunteers, vendors, and sponsors at the 2018 Florida Loquat Festival. Fifth Annual […]

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University of Florida IFAS: Invasive Species Cost ‘Tens of Millions’, Seeks Help

Mar 27, 2018 No Comments by

By Jack Payne A snake so voracious it can swallow a fully-grown deer prowls the Everglades. An insect’s arrival in Florida seemed innocuous enough until the discovery that it carries a fungus that kills avocado trees. A spiny newcomer to Florida is eating fish that could have been on your plate, and it is wreaking […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News #28 – March 2018

Mar 05, 2018 No Comments by

 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event The Florida Loquat Festival Fifth Anniversary America’s Only Loquat Festival March 24, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Frances Avenue Park New Port Richey Commemorative Brochure The Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit Fifth Annual Celebration March 24, 2018 Tentative Program 10:00 […]

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Florida Loquat News #27 – January 2018

Jan 18, 2018 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 27 January 18, 2017 2018 Florida Loquat Festival March 24, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Frances Avenue Park, New Port Richey Mark Your Calendars The 2018 Florida Loquat Festival will be Saturday March 24. Mark your calendars and make arrangements now to […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News #25 – October 2017

Oct 01, 2017 No Comments

Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 25 October 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. 25 October 1, 2017 Loquat buds and Hill Country Red Okra Loquat budding season coincides with the peak of the okra harvest season. […]

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Florida Loquat Special Edition – Hurricane Irma Damage

Sep 22, 2017 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 24 September 20, 2017 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event SPECIAL EDITION Hurricane Irma Our thoughts of care, comfort, and positive expectancy are shared with all readers and subscribers to the Florida Loquat News. As most readers know, […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – #19 January 2017

Jan 09, 2017 No Comments

Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event 2017 Florida Loquat Festival April 8, 2017 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Frances Avenue Park, New Port Richey Mark Your Calendars Friends, Supporters, and Patrons at the 2106 Florida Loquat Festival The 2017 Florida Loquat Festival will be Saturday April 8. Mark your calendars […]

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Florida Loquat News #17

Aug 10, 2016 No Comments

Florida Loquat Festival News No. 17 August 10, 2016 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Growers Update A New Season Begins As First Buds Appear The first buds of the 2016-2017 season have begun to appear. A number of trees are budding at both the Friendship Farms grove and […]

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Rotarians Reflect on Culture of “Consumerism”

Jun 30, 2016 No Comments

We are a consumer society and it is bred into us from our earliest memories.  We get gifts from Grandma, toys from a jovial stranger at Christmas, acquisitions from stores with toys stacked to the ceiling.  From the moment we can talk, we learn to demand: “I want, I want, I want…”  It’s the American […]

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Ecology Florida Signs Letter Asking for Session to Ban Assault Weapons

Jun 23, 2016 No Comments

The League of Women Voters together with the Coalition to Prevent Gun Violence has written to the governor requesting a special session to ban possession of semi-automatic assault weapons. Ecology Florida is in support of this call and is joining the letter. For more information on this measure, please read the letter in its entirety […]

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