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Support the Rare Fruit Council

There are two ways to join the Rare Fruit Council. Via the information on this page, or in person at our next event – you’ll find a list of meetings and events at the bottom of this page.

To join online, simply complete this form and then pay for your selected membership option via PayPal below.

NEW – Memberships renew annually on your anniversary. While we hope you remain a member for many years to come, you may cancel your subscription in PayPal at anytime before your anniversary date to avoid being auto-charged for the coming year.
As the name suggests, individual memberships are for a single, named member, and is suitable for both domestic and international members; family memberships include members of the immediate household. The supporting membership option is for those who choose to give a little extra to the council (thank you!) and includes a family membership.
Lifetime memberships are available and may be purchased using the form in the donation section to the right (below on mobile).

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Donations and Lifetime Memberships

Thank you for your support! If you wish to make a larger donation than our “gold” $1,000.00 contribution, we kindly ask that you do so by check.

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Upcoming Speakers & Events

April 12, 2022 – Vanessa Trujillo – Fruit And Spice Park Update

May 11, 2022 – Benoit Jonckheere – Kampong Garden Update

June 4, 2022 – Field Trip - Montgomery Foundation Tour (members only, RSVP required; email: events@rarefruitcouncil.org) 

June 8, 2022 – Ian Greig – Pineapples

July 9th and 10th, 2022 – Mango Festival at Fairchild (come visit our booth!)

July 10th - Matt Snow speaks at Mango Festival at 2pm in the Garden House with Steve McNally

July 13, 2022Steve VernonGrafting Dragon Fruit

August 10, 2022 – Adrian Hunsburger – Managing Tropical Fruit Pests

SeptemberField TripGrimal Grove Tour (members only, RSVP required, date TBD)

September 14, 2022 – Jeff Wieselewski - Fertilizers 101

October 12, 2022 – Lisa Dorfman – Healthy Cooking

Late fall 2022 – Field Trip – Schnebly Winery Tour (members only, RSVP required, date TBD)

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