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Rare Fruit Council International

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 7:30 PM

Join the Rare Fruit Council and this month's speaker, Patrick Garvey, for his presentation "Grimal Grove Restoration."

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Commercial Mango Grower's Summit at Fairchild

Friday, July 10, 2015 9:00 AM

Fairchild's Commercial Mango Grower's Summit features expert speakers focusing on the latest research and development in the Mango industry. Ticket price is per person.  Lunch is included on Friday.  Ticket includes entry to the 23rd Annual International Mango Festival.

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23rd Annual International Mango Festival

Saturday, July 11, 2015 9:30 AM

No other tropical fruit has the ability to bring together a community like the mango. Join us for two full days of mango festivities, all highlighting the king of tropical fruit. Our selection of mangos has been collected throughout the tropics and grown here in South Florida, following in the footsteps of David Fairchild. The festival features a variety of mango trees for sale, a fruit market, cooking demonstrations, lectures about growing mangos, educational activities, artisan vendors, delicious food and the world's largest mango auction! 

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Fairchild's 16th Annual Mango Brunch

Sunday, July 12, 2015 11:00 AM

Fairchild's 16th Annual Mango Brunch is a tasty tribute to the most delicious of tropical fruits and is held in conjunction with the 22nd Annual International Mango Festival. Join some of South Florida's greatest chefs as they prepare their best mango dishes for you!

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Ricardo’s Summer Watercolor Workshop

Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:30 AM

Pick up those watercolor brushes and learn some fresh ideas in watercolor techniques in this mid-summer unstructured workshop. Ricardo will begin with a morning demonstration of color mixing techniques and composition.

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Tropical Fruits in Watercolors with Artist Hillary Parker

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:00 AM

This one day workshop with Hillary Parker focuses on painting the edible tropical fruits grown at Fairchild and throughout South Florida.

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Summer Sizzles in Your Oils and Acrylics with Artist Marcelle Zanetti

Friday, July 31, 2015 10:00 AM

Would you like to add inspiration and vibrancy to your paintings? Just one vivid painting can spark the personality of a room. Let our talented Ms. Zanetti teach you how to incorporate your inner feelings into new works or give existing ones a little boost.

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How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR Camera with Pedro Lastra

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 6:00 PM

Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features?

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, August 7, 2015 1:00 PM


Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Vegetable Gardening in South Florida

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 6:30 PM

This is the time to get your vegetable garden ready for South Florida’s growing season.

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