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Mango Festival Lecture Series & Classes


Dive into the world of mango how-to and horticulture with a captivating lecture series featuring an elite lineup of mango experts all weekend long.


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PROGRAM: Mango Festival Admission Tickets (Members: Your ticket discount will automatically apply in your cart.)
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$24.95

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$17.95

Child (6-17)

$11.95

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$0.00

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Mango Festival Lecture Series & Classes - 2024 Recap
July 13 & 14

Location: Garden House
General admission included

Fairchild’s fruit collection dates back to the Garden's origin, with mango trees planted by David Fairchild in 1936. Our expansive collection of award-winning cultivars from all over the world is our unique gift to share with the South Florida Community.

Dive into the world of mango how-to and horticulture with a captivating lecture series featuring an elite lineup of mango experts all weekend long.  

   

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Saturday Lectures
Location: Garden House

11:00 a.m. New Mango Varieties
Nick Bernal, Seasons Farm Fresh

1:00 p.m. The World of Mangos
Dr. Richard Campbell, Owner and Operator of Mango Men Farms and Chief Science Officer at Cirulli Brothers 

2:30 p.m. Young Mango Tree Selection, Planting and Pruning
Jeff Wasielewski, Commercial Tropical Fruit Extension Agent UF/IFAS (University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences Tropical Fruit)

3:15 p.m. Mango Ceviche
Chef Carmen Ibarra aka Mango Mama

Sunday Lectures
Location: Garden House

11:00 a.m. Mango Ceviche
Chef Carmen Ibarra, aka, Mango Mama

1:00 p.m. The Fruitful Five Mango Masters Discussion Panel
Julian Lara, Lara Farms Miami
Paul Nison, Fruitful Trees YouTube Channel
Alex Salazar, Tropical Acres Farm
Tom Siddons, Sleepy Lizard Avocado Farm
Bobby Biswas, Mango connoisseur 
Chris Wenzel, Truly Tropical Farm 

2:30 p.m. Mango Beauty
Terri Grimsley, Couture Mobile Spa

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Mango Classes

Watercolor and Color Pencil Art Class: Mangos with Carlos Gallostra
DATE:
 Saturday 7/13/24   TIME: 10:30am - 2:30pm - Sold Out

 

Mangos in Oil or Acrylic Painting Class with Carlos Gallostra
DATE: Sunday 7/14/24   TIME: 10:30am - 2:30pm
 

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