Florida Loquat Festival Update – Event Edition – March 24, 2018

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Florida Loquat Festival Update March 2018 A Special Loquat Festival Update 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 Welcome […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News #25 – October 2017

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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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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 – #19 January 2017

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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

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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 – #14 January

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Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 14 January 2016 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event 2016 Florida Loquat Festival – March 26, 2016 – 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Frances Avenue Park. New Port Richey Mark Your Calendars This year’s Florida Loquat Festival will be Saturday March 26. […]

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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

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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

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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

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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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