Saturday March 16, 2019 9:00 A.M. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY START TIME!!!
Meeting: Chapter Meeting
Place: Sylmar High School
13050 Borden Ave.,
Sylmar, CA, 91342
Program: Fruit Tree Symposium by Dan Nelson from La Verne Nursery.
Our annual visit to Sylmar High School: tours of Sylmar High School’s agricultural gardens and hothouse,
followed by the Fruit Tree Symposium by Dan Nelson, and concluding with a tree auction, with fabulous plants
provided by the school and by local nurseries. Potluck to follow. All members, please bring a dish that serves 8-10 people.
Remember, students will be joining us.
Save the Dates – Tentative Calendar 2019
This is the information available so far. Things may change based on availability, circumstances, acts of nature, etc.
• May 25 Sepulveda Gardens – Oleg Daugovish Ph.D – Blackberries & Raspberries
• June 22 Field Trip – Jesus Alvarez
• July 27 Sepulveda Gardens – Steve Murray
• August 24 Field Trip
• September 28 Sepulveda Gardens – David Karp
• October 26 Field Trip – Lewis Perkins
• November 23 Field Trip
• December 14 Sepulveda Gardens
Meeting: FIELD TRIP:
Place: Private home in Northridge
Program: Field Trip to the Home of Jerry Schwartz – MEMBERS ONLY, PLEASE
Welcome to the fruit jungle in Sherwood Forest. Here is a sampling of what you will see:
Raised veggie beds and over 200 fruit trees fill the jungle. Among the trees are over 60 varieties of citrus,11
varieties of persimmons, 20 pomegranates, 7 loquats, over 30 stone fruits, cherries, 8 pitangas, a grumichama,
mulberry, a che, acerolas, sugar cane, 4 pawpaws, figs, a pineapple, tropical and strawberry guavas, a cherry of the
Rio Grande, avocados, a Yerba Mate, pitahayas, grapes, passion fruit, a canistel, a Korean cherry, and many, many
more. All are very densely planted. When arriving at the jungle, pass the cow and stop at the pig.
Remember this is someone’s home, please do not bring pets or children.
Saturday, April 27th, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Potluck to follow: All attendees, please bring a dish to serve 8-10 people.
Saturday March 16, 2019 - Sunday March 17, 2019 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
Event: L.A. Nature Fest
Place: L.A.Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Program: CRFG is hosting a table at the L.A. Nature Fest, and spreading the word about growing great-tasting fruit at home.
This two-day festival celebrates L.A.'s wild side! There’s a surprising amount of nature in Los Angeles, and the more you know
how to look for it, the more you’ll see.
Free with paid Museum admission or with Museum Membership. $15 for adults, $12 for Seniors/students, $7 for children, free for
ages 2 and under.
Use Expo Park/USC or Expo/Vermont stops if riding the Metro. There is paid parking if street parking is not available.