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Loquat News #18 – October 2016

Oct 10, 2016 No Comments by

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

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 by

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 by

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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Florida Loquat News #10 – July 22

Jul 26, 2015 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News No. 10 July 22, 2015 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 2015-2016 season have appeared on several trees at the Friendship Farms & Fare grove.  For folks interested in tracking the […]

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Florida Loquat News – #8

Mar 17, 2015 1 Comment by

Florida Loquat News No. 8 March  21, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your Pre-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit – April 4, 2015 – Just Two Weeks Away! – 9:00 – 2:00 Market Off Main – 6241 Lincoln St – New Port […]

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Loquat Newsletter #5 – January 2015

Jan 14, 2015 1 Comment by

Florida Loquat Festival News No. 5 January 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your January issue of the Florida Loquat News Your interest and support of the Florida Loquat Festival is appreciated. We continue to add new subscribers, and we look forward to adding more in […]

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Loquat Festival Newsletter #4

Dec 11, 2014 3 Comments by

Florida Loquat Festival News No. 4 – December 2014 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your December issue of the Florida Loquat Festival News Your interest and support of the Florida Loquat Festival is appreciated.  We’ve added additional subscribers since our last issue, and we look forward to […]

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Dow’s New Poison Threatens Bees

Nov 24, 2014 No Comments by

Dow’s New Poison Threatens Bees Ecology Florida News Editorial “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” – attributed to Albert Einstein. The EPA approved a powerful new […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – #3

Nov 10, 2014 1 Comment by

Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 3 November 2014 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Welcome to the November issue of the Florida Loquat Festival News Thanks for your interest and support of the Florida Loquat Festival. We’ve added several more subscribers since our last issue, and we look forward […]

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