Florida Loquat News #17

Aug 10, 2016 No Comments by

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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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 Festival News – No. 15, February

Feb 20, 2016 No Comments by

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 by

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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Loquats News #12 – October 2015

Oct 14, 2015 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 12 October 19, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Growers Update Budding and Flowering Continues Tiny Fruit Appearing The 2015-2016 budding and flowering season continues, and the first tiny fruit can be observed on some trees. This […]

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Loquat News #11 – August 2015

Aug 29, 2015 No Comments by

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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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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Loquat News #9

May 21, 2015 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News No. 9 May 21, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your Post-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit  Loquat Festival Draws Large Crowd Education, Economic, and Cultural Impact Significant The annual Florida Loquat Festival was a […]

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Green Plant Tree Farm: Loquats on Highway 98

Apr 01, 2015 No Comments by

By Matthew Wilcox Just north of the City of Brooksville, Florida, off of Highway 98, sits a small tree farm that is owned and operated by Steve McCortney. Mr. McCortney grows a wide variety of shrubs and trees for local and regional sale. Most of all, Steve has several dozen loquat trees that he and […]

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