Brooke Lemaire

Fairchild to celebrate the mangos of Jamaica

Fairchild to celebrate the mangos of Jamaica

The lauded “king of fruits” returns to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden for the 23rd annual International Mango Festival, July 11-12, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. This year, the festival will feature mouthwatering mangos from the Caribbean island of Jamaica. Festival favorites such as the world’s only mango auction, mango brunch, mango tastings, ...

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International Mango Festival features mangos of Colombia

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Delight in a weekend of delicious activities as Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden celebrates its 22nd annual International Mango Festival. This year’s festival, featuring the mouthwatering mangos of Colombia, will take place Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Grab a famous Fairchild mango smoothie ...

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Fairchild delivers orchid seedlings to environmental magnet school

Earlier in October, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s Carl Lewis, director, and Amy Padolf, director of education, transported more than 10,000 endangered South Florida orchid seedlings to Terra Environmental Research Institute in West Kendall. Terra, Miami-Dade County’s environmental magnet school, is hosting and monitoring these orchids as part of Fairchild’s Million ...

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