The Tropical Fruit & Vegetable Society of Redland meets at the Fruit & Spice Park on the last Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:00pm to share information, tips and techniques for growing tropical produce in South Florida.
The guest speaker is Geoffrey Mugambi Meru, PH.D; assistant professor, Horticultural Sciences Department, UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center.
The topic is: Calabaza and seed oil pumpkins: potential niche crop for South Florida.
The Society originated in 1981 when a small group of enthusiasts began meeting regularly at the Fruit & Spice Park. The membership includes commercial growers, backyard gardeners and rare plant collectors.
An invitation for membership is extended to all persons interested in tropical fruit and vegetables that will help advance the goals of the Society.