community day at usda chapman field
For all those who are interested and live(or want to drive to) South Florida:
Chapman Field REVISED date for COMMUNITY DAY AT USDA SUBTROPICAL HORTICULTURE RESEARCH STATION (LOCALLY KNOWN AS "CHAPMAN FIELD") will be held BEFORE our next meeting. Please pass this info by e-mail, verbally and by phone asap.
Luscious Lychees will be featured at the USDA Chapman Field Open House (revised date) on June 4, 2011
The loveable and luscious lychee is the featured plant at this years USDA-ARS Open House at Chapman Field. Come join us and taste different varieties of lychees grown at this USDA research facility. Also see how agricultural research and experiments are done during lab tours, and take an air-conditioned bus tour of the experimental groves and extensive plant collections.
Over the years , this station has been responsible for the introduction and/or development of many of our favorite plants and fruits here in South Florida, and this is an opportunity to learn more about the many contributions that scientists at this facility have made, and continue to make, for the benefit of our community and our nation.
Also included in this event are plant sales, food vendors, and educational booths that will reveal many more resources that are available to you!
This open house is FREE and open to the public!
When: Saturday, June 4, 10 am - 3 pm (The Friends of Chapman Field, a local support group, will have its annual meeting at 9 am)
Where: USDA-ARS, 13601 Old Cutler Rd, Miami, Florida Located between Pinecrest and Palmetto Bay.