Tropical Fruit Society of Sarasota

Our Mission Statement:

The Tropical Fruit Society of Sarasota is organized exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes associated with the propagation, cultivation, selection, improvement or enhancement of superior cultivars of tropical fruits, and the distribution of tropical fruit trees and the associated knowledge necessary for their successful cultivation and harvest, for the benefit of mankind. A 501c3 corporation.

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We are a non-profit corporation

Our Meetings are held at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Activities Center, located at 811 S. Palm Avenue, in Sarasota, FL., the fourth Tuesday of each month. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by our guest lecturer at 7 p.m. and the raffle and clean-up is at 8:30 p.m. Guests are welcome to attend one meeting before joining the society.


Eat Local Week October 24-30

Join us for a fruit tree mini-sale at the Sarasota Farmers Market on October 24th, and don't miss our October 27th meeting featuring Noris Ledesma.

Our Tropical Fruit Society's Lecture Series

Use the Arrows at the top of the Tropical Fruit Society calendar to view previous months' lectures, or our upcoming lectures.