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Fruit Research Foundation Day

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Fruit Research Foundation Day

Time: July 14, 2012 from 11am to 2pm
Location: NW Washington- Skagit or Whatcom
Website or Map:…
Event Type: presentation, &, hands-on, learning
Organized By: Western WA Fruit Research Foundation members
Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2012

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Event Description

Cherry Fruit Day! – July 14, 2012 - hosted by Western Wa Fruit Research Foundation.

See website or phone for location.

Members Free and Admission for Non-Members.


Location & Directions to Mt Vernon field station-

Members of WWFRF create & receive these benefits:

WWFRF NEWSLETTER, listing upcoming events and research results, is mailed to members three times a year (Feb., June, Sept.).

FIELD DAYS: (free to members, open to non-members @ $15 per person)

Winter Field Day, held on the 1st Saturday in March, consists of:    *Hands-on pruning in the Fruit Garden  -*Scionwood and rootstock sale.  * Pest contron.  * Soil fertility.  *  Grafting, learn how to graft your own fruit tree!

Summer Fruit Festival, held on the 4th Saturday in August, covers: * Morning: lectures  *Afternoon:  * Food & fruit tasting.  * Garden tours

Sample the Harvest Days: (open to members only).  *Cherries (2nd Saturday or Sun in July).  * Apples & pears, cider tasting (2nd Saturday or Sun in October)

Fruit Garden: (under construction and maintained by volunteers)- often meets Thursday afternoons to maintain.. * The Fruit Garden displays over 11 fruit varieties on 262 trees and bushes throughout our 7 acres.

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