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Red Tide Rises Again: The 2021 Story

Aug 03, 2021 No Comments by

by Monica Starr An Ecology Florida Feature If you are a Florida resident, you have heard about the harmful algae blooms taking over the gulf beaches this summer. These blooms of algae consist of small marine microorganisms known as Karenia brevis [1]. Most recently, these dangerous organisms have flourished in the Tampa Bay area, creating […]

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Florida Loquat Festival Returns! Mini-Festival 2021

Mar 19, 2021 No Comments by

2021 Florida Loquat Festival “Back to the Future” A Mini-Festival Maintaining A New Port Richey Tradition Good news for loquat fans in the Tampa Bay Region.  The Florida Loquat Festival will return in March, 2021. This year, the celebration of our distinctive local fruit will occur over a two week period at a variety of […]

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Florida Loquat News #35 – July 2019

Jun 12, 2019 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit No. 35 July 1, 2019 Published by Ecology Florida and Friendship Farms & Fare https://www.ecologyflorida.org/ Find the Florida Loquat Festival on Facebook Here is Your Post-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News 2019 Annual Loquat Festival Tremendous Success Largest Attendance in Festival […]

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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 #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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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 – No. 15, February

Feb 20, 2016 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 15 February 2016 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event FLORIDA LOQUAT FESTIVAL ALMOST HERE! Fruit at Friendship Farms & Fare It is almost time for the annual celebration of our favorite fruit.  That’s right, the annual Florida Loquat […]

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Florida Loquat News #13 – December

Dec 22, 2015 3 Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 13 December 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Announcing the 2016 Florida Loquat Festival March 26, 2016, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Frances Avenue Park, New Port Richey Mark Your Calendars We are pleased to announce the date and location of […]

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Loquat News #11 – August 2015

Aug 29, 2015 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 11 August  30, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Growers Update A New Season Begins As Buds Burst Into Flower The first buds of the 2015-2016 season have now begun to flower. All five threes at the […]

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