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  • From: Karen Kellogg <>
  • To: North American Fruit Explorers <>
  • Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Question
  • Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 18:27:02 -0400

I too am on the list but am no longer a paid up NAFEX member. As I get older
my interest in fruit growing grows but my income shrinks; I would pay dues
if I could. I love the information and exchanges on this list, even about
things not suited to my space or climate. I would hate to loose the benefits
of this list to the forum, as I wouldn't be there.

Karen in Conn

On Aug 14, 2011, at 4:46 PM, wrote:

> Deb's comment about the email listserv kind of slipped by without people
> noticing. This
> listserv is an interesting phenomenon. Despite the name, it actually has
> no official
> relationship to NAFEX at all. It is hosted by the University of North
> Carolina at Chapel Hill,
> one of a very large number of "public domain" distribution lists managed by
> them in the public
> interest, and is neither moderated, controlled by, nor indeed associated
> with NAFEX in any
> way, (other than that a former NAFEX member got it set up). Given this,
> obviously the
> membership in the list is equally divorced from NAFEX as an organisation -
> anybody can join,
> and in fact, at least in Canada, the majority of members are not NAFEX
> members at all.
> The recently created forum is wholly a child of NAFEX. Only paid-up NAFEX
> members will
> be able to access it. The contents will not be shared with the email
> listserv, nor vice versa,
> and, since the audience will be different, (anybody in the world for the
> listserv, paid-up
> NAFEX members for the forum), it is likely that the content will similarly
> differ.
>> I also prefer email, but options are good.
>> Coordinating the two so people who like ail could get forum posts as
>> email or vice versa is an interesting idea.
>> Road's End Farm <> wrote:
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