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29 May '22

Rain Barrel

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Learn how you can capture and store rain water than can later be used to irrigate your landscape and water plants. Special Speaker: Barbara McAdam, UF IFAS Extension Urban Horticulture Program. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members. Register To The Class Note: Click on the Fruit & Spice Park

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25 Jun '22

Summer Fruit Festival

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Showcasing local agriculture and tropical fruits. Vendors will be featuring tasty cuisine and rare fruit samplings available to shock your taste buds! Regular Park Admission Event Admission: $15 for adults (12 and over), $ 8 for kids (11-6 years old) and 5 and under are free. Purchase your pre-sale tickets and get 20% off regular admission price. Purchase Ticket

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26 Jun '22

An Introduction to Tropical Fruit

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Learn the basics of tropical fruit. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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09 Jul '22

Midsummer Adventure

July 9 @ 10:00 am - July 10 @ 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Come celebrate midsummer at Fruit and Spice Park! During this fun filled weekend there will be; summertime photo backdrops, scavenger hunts, summer fruit sightings, and tram tours featuring what’s in season! Regular Park Admission

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31 Jul '22

Preserving the Harvest

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Whether you grow a garden full of vegetables and fruits, or buy fresh produce from your local farmers market, you won’t want to let it go to waste. Learn about the many methods available to you to enjoy your produce long after it leaves the garden. Special Speaker: Louise King, Fruit & Spice Park. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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28 Aug '22

Pest, Pathogens and IPM for Tropical Fruit

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Combine several complementary pest control methods in a mutually enhancing way to reduce pest populations to less than damaging numbers. Learn about Integrated Pest management in my class. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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10 Sep '22

Summer Stargazing

$1
September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

Enjoy a night under the stars at Fruit and Spice park cozied up by a bonfire. Don’t forget your telescope to catch the sights of the stars in the Redland during the summertime. S’more kits, wine, beer and soda available for purchase (while supplies last). Make sure to bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Admission and all items for sale is cash only, ATM available.

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25 Sep '22

The Ten Truths of Tropical Fruit

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Learn the truths about tropical fruits that nobody ever told you. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County  $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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07 Oct '22

Redland International Orchid Festival

October 7 @ 10:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

“Started in 1997, The Redland International Orchid Festival has become an internationally recognized annual orchid event. Head to the only botanical garden of its kind, Fruit and Spice Park in Homestead for this three-day event you will not want to miss. Attend lectures to learn how to grow your orchids or control insects. Purchase your favorites flowers to take home and enjoy for years to come.” Ticket Purchase through Permitee Time is temporary and TBD

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15 Oct '22

Growfest

October 15 @ 10:00 am - October 16 @ 5:00 pm
Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33031 United States

A CELEBRATION OF ALL LOCAL THINGS EDIBLE, GREEN, AND GROWING! Grow Fest is about connecting the dots between the farm or garden and the dinner table. It’s about providing the knowledge and materials to grow, forage, buy, prepare, and eat good, local, seasonal food. Engaging the public, encouraging and giving them the tools to grow some of their own will enable them to gain a better appreciation of what it takes for farmers to produce the food we all eat,…

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30 Oct '22

Composting

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and Fruit & Spice Park, 18710 SW 288 Street
Homestead, 33031 United States

Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste together currently make up more than 30 percent of what we throw away, and could be composted instead. Learn how to compost and help keep these materials out of landfills. Special Speaker: UF IFAS Master Gardener Volunteer. $15 to participants with free entry into the park and $5 for FSP members.

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