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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Upcoming Public Events


           June 9, 2017  7:30 Regular Meeting

            Speaker- Ray Austin "plant nutrition, micro-nutrients


         June 18, 2017 Fathers Day at the Mounts 

                       "Taste of the Tropics"



         June 24, 2017 Mango Mania at  Fruit and Spice Park              

              9 am - 12 pm $40 admission for Mango Mania

Bus $30 members $35 Guests $8 F&S Park admission w/o mango mania

               includes Lara Farms and Robert is Here tour  


Enjoy a day in the Redlands!!

Saturday, June 24, 2017

6:45AM     Pick up at 441 and Southern Blvd by Plant Fitness

7:30AM     Pick up at 441 and Glades Road by McDonalds

7:45AM     Fruit & Spice Park will be hosting their yearly - Mango Mania. There will a mango lecture, fruit samplings and fruits for sale. $40. If you do not want to attend Mango Mania. The park entrance will be $8.

1:00PM     Lara Farms                       

3:00PM     Robert is Here for Milkshakes!!          

Member Price $30        Non Member Price $35
Registration and payment required in advance Space is Limted. You may register on our website or at our next meeting. NO REFUNDS.

Please bring lunch, plenty of water and sunscreen. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

Should you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact Betty Borges at 561-723-8788.

                               Fruit & Spice Park Events 2017 


               Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
                   Homestead, FL 33031 United States

It’s mango mania! Learn how to grow and propagate this delicious fruit, how to address the problems of insects and manage diseases. Last year, 250 mango varieties were exhibited! Sample a large selection of rare mangos.

Instructor: Michael C. Winterstein, Subtropical Horticulture Research, Agricultural Science Research Technician


            Saturday July 8th - Zip Trip Mango Farms  Truly Tropical Delray, Tropical Paradise Hypoluxo, Sturrock Groves WPB


            July 14, 2017 -  7:30 Regular Meeting

               Speaker - Cindy Weinstein   "Pomegranates"


          October 28, 2017 "Ice Cream Social" Mounts Pavilion                          MEMBERS ONLY EVENT.    

Monthly Speakers

Meetings are held on the second friday of each month begining at 7:30pm located in the Mounts Auditorium at Mounts Botanical Gardens 531 N Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL





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