When: Sat, 03/26/16 at 9:00am - Sat, 03/26/16 at 2:00pm

Where: Frances Avenue Park

The festival is a  learning and sharing event expanding the knowledge and appreciation of the loquat tree and its fruit. There will be presentations on the cultivation of loquat trees, how to eat its fruit, how to can it and cook with it, and recipes using loquats. Also featured will be samples for tasting, and a talk on the cultural context of this often overlooked Florida fruit-bearing tree. Trees will be available for sale from licensed Florida nurseries along with fresh fruit, loquat preserves, and other loquat products.

Call Dell deChant at (727) 849-1626 for details about this event.