[NAFEX] Southern Fruit Fellowship Meeting announcement
jakuehn at verizon.net
Sat Feb 6 22:33:13 EST 2010
From Chris Inhulsen:
>>> Y'ALL COME TO GEORGIA ! SFF ANNUAL MEETING
>>> The 2010 annual meeting of the Southern Fruit Fellowship will be
>>> held Thursday evening, June 3 through Saturday noon, June 5th in
>>> and around the central Georgia city of Byron.
>>> On Thursday pm there will be an informal time of fellowship
>>> beginning around 7 pm ( or whenever you arrive ) in the hotel
>>> breakfast area. Bring your fruit, fruit products, plants and
>>> experiences to share with others. The details for the conference
>>> will be handed out at that time. There will be a registration fee
>>> which is yet to be determined....I will make it as low as I
>>> can..probably around $20.
>>> Byron is home to the USDA Fruit and Nut Station and we will be
>>> using their facility for our program on Friday. Taking a cue
>>> from the folks in Abbeville, Louisiana, we will be joined this
>>> year again by interested members of the Master Gardeners of
>>> Central Georgia for a day long Mini-Symposium .
>>> We have assembled a group of top notch folks to talk to us on
>>> various aspects of backyard fruit culture. Other topics will
>>> include current research on pest and diseases and current stone
>>> fruit variety development. We also plan to take tours of the
>>> station and end up at my house for supper and panel discussions/
>>> member presentations on Friday evening.
>>> Saturday will find us on the road touring local fruit and plant
>>> specialty operations and we plan to end up a a large local
>>> packing shed around noon, at which time the official meeting will
>>> come to an end.
>>> A block of rooms has been reserved at "Comfort Suites" , a very
>>> nice new hotel right next to the station. The physical address is
>>> 103 Dunbar Road, Byron, GA 31008. It is located at Exit 149 on
>>> I-75 south a short distance south of Macon, GA. Rooms are
>>> $69.99 for 1 or 2 person occupancy. Extra folks (to a total of 6/
>>> room) are $5 more per person. Call 478 956 1222 and identify
>>> yourself as a member of Southern Fruit Fellowship to get the
>>> special rate.
>>> Since the newsletter is coming out in March, this may be the only
>>> invitation you get.
>>> I am looking forward to it. Y'all come.
>>> Chris Inhulsen
>>> Montezuma, GA
>>> Questions? preferably email me cinhulsen at yahoo.com
>>> I have a cell phone 478 396 4941 but I admit I hate it . You
>>> may have to leave me a message but I will get back to you.
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