Established in 1970, we are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting and furthering the cultivation and use of tropical and rare fruit in South Florida and throughout the world.

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Next Meeting

July 8th, 7:00PM 

Speaker: Ann Wiley

Topic: Planting for Life

Ann moved to Florida in the mid 80’s developing an interest in its wildlife and ecosystems. She’s volunteered in sea turtle conservation for 30 years and with nesting seabirds for the past ten. She’s been a lead ecological tour guide for the Caribbean based Dragonfly Expeditions leading tours through south Florida and the Greater Everglades System. She’s a regular lecturer for Road Scholar Travel Company and different conservation organizations and teaches urban backyard landscaping to support songbirds and native wildlife. 

NOTE: We will start meeting @ 7pm

For more information, please contact Roxanne Cumberland, RFC President - President@pbrarefruitcouncil.org or call (855) 732-7273. 

We hope to see and connect with you soon, stay safe!

President's Message July 2022

Palm Beach Chapter of Rare Fruit Council International

Dear RFC Members,

We are meeting at Mounts on July 8 at 7:00.

Thanks to Paul Rosen we have been able to invite Ann Wiley to speak to us. Her topic is “Planting for


We are planning a trip to Fairchild Tropical Gardens for their Mango Festival July 9. If you would like to

join us sign up at the meeting or call me.

On July 22 we are having a “Volunteer Appreciation Party”. I have sent out invitations on email. If you

did not receive an invitation and you have been an RFC volunteer contact me.

Save the Date: September 24 is the ICE CREAM SOCIAL. If you have any fruit to contribute, please bring it

to the September meeting. Tickets will cost $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

Please bring your fruit for the tasting table, your plants for the auction, and seeds for the exchange.

See you soon,

Roxanne Cumberland

 Our next meeting is at the Mounts Auditorium on July 8Th at 7:00.


                            Palm Beach Rare Fruit Council



                        are available at our Monthly Meetings


            Members in need of the Special Rare Fruit Council blend of

                   "Fruitilizer" may contact 1st VP Mark Porter.


            Mark will bring a limited number of bags to our regular meeting 

            or you can arrange for pickup at his farm site in the Acreage.


            For special pickup options please call Mark Porter at:

                  +1 (855) RFC-RARE / +1 (855) 732-7273 option 3

                   to be directly connected and/or to leave a message.




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