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A Sweet First Day at Fairchild’s International Chocolate Festival

Friday, March 2, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, March 3, 2007- Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's International Chocolate Festival kicked off today and the turn-out has been, well, sweet. "Where else in Miami can you find chocolate in every form from breads to bon bons, amazing cooking demonstrations, music, even activities for the kids-all in a beautiful tropical setting like Fairchild?" commented a pleased guest. Over 4,000 visitors walked around all day enjoying chocolate inspired cuisine from the House of Chocolate ...

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Fairchild Palms Gear up for New Orleans-Style Fun at Upcoming Crawfish Boil

Sunday, March 4, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, March 5, 2006- The Fairchild Palms in conjunction with Loyola University New Orleans present the 6th annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, March 24, 2007 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Guests will enjoy fresh crawfish as well an array of down-home southern dishes such as jambalaya, fried catfish with cajun slaw, king cake,and a full bar sponsored by Peroni Italy and Bacardi U.S.A. Inc. The night includes the music of Will Thomas and the ...

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It was all Chocolaty Good This Past Weekend at Fairchild!

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, March 7, 2007-An amazing 11,000 visitors were in chocolate heaven this past weekend, March 3 & 4, as they celebrated the Fairchild's First Annual International Chocolate Festival. For two days, guests were immersed in the wonderful and diverse world of chocolate, from chocolate treats to tree sales, cooking demonstrations to chocolate sculpture competitions, kid's activities, a chocolate spa and more. "It just goes to show the amazing amount of enthusiasm and interest ...

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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents It’s Fifth Annual International Orchid Festival

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Coral Gables, FL, March 26, 2007-Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is excited to announce the International Orchid Festival taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 30-April 1, 2007, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For the fifth year in a row, orchid vendors will open up for a special pre-sale of their amazing orchids during Thursday, March 29 Chihuly Night from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Festival will feature nearly 40 orchid growers from around the world who will exhibit the plant's...

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INTERESTING ORCHID FACTS

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Orchids are the largest family of flowering plants There are more than 25,000 documented orchid species throughout the world, and more are being discovered every day Although generally thought of as a tropical plant, orchids grow on every continent, in every climate, from the Arctic Circle to the southernmost jungle (except Antarctica) The smallest orchid is the size of a dime, while the largest weigh several hundred pounds The vanilla orchid (and its vanilla bean) is the only commercially ...

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