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Adam Shafran?
« on: May 09, 2017, 12:57:13 PM »
Anybody heard from Adam at Flying Fox Fruit Nursery lately?

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2017, 02:10:16 PM »
He's been super busy with his nursery. He's very hands on and I heard it was difficult for him to keep up with all the emails and requests for information he gets. I keep telling him he needs to raise his prices because demand is so high for his trees. I got several grafted trees from him myself. He checks in on his FFF buy sell thread every once in a while.

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2017, 02:34:56 PM »
I got a email turn around of about 2-4 days from him last week. Just hang in there.  8)

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2017, 03:09:40 PM »
Facebook kidnapped him. 

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2017, 04:04:37 PM »
I see he's still selling Pitangatubas on eBay.

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2017, 05:27:12 PM »
I see he's still selling Pitangatubas on eBay.

kj



he'll probably sell you direct instead of ebay. Just be patient.  he takes a while, but you get quality so it's worth the wait.

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2017, 02:41:41 PM »
I've emailed him a couple of times over the past few months asking for different plants and not gotten any response at all.

I do have empathy for him though.  Getting a business off the ground goes in fits and starts, especially when you are doing it by yourself.  Sounds like he's at the stage where he needs to hire some help.

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2017, 04:14:30 PM »
Facebook kidnapped him.

Yup, I think he makes about 10-20 Facebook posts a day.

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2017, 05:42:48 PM »
Adam is a super nice guy.  I drove up there for other business, and he took the time out to meet with me; and we got a chance to tour the orchard until the rain decided to wash the pitangatuba juices off of us.

Now, I don't recommend just showing up, as we had been trying to connect for over a year--but both our schedules suck.

I had the honor of picking out some nice specimens, and took a gander at his in ground red jabos.  Superb.

It is my understanding he has started another business as well, so the orchard may not be his only endeavor anymore.

Being a one man show is tough, so just be patient.  Sometimes a break is just needed from it all, and his prices are too low for the effort.  I highly suggest anyone who can to offer him more (tip if you want to call it) for whatever you buy and make it worth his time.

He is highly knowledgeable.and has a good thing going with FFF.
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #9 on: May 11, 2017, 06:53:37 PM »
Adam is a super nice guy.  I drove up there for other business, and he took the time out to meet with me; and we got a chance to tour the orchard until the rain decided to wash the pitangatuba juices off of us.

Now, I don't recommend just showing up, as we had been trying to connect for over a year--but both our schedules suck.

I had the honor of picking out some nice specimens, and took a gander at his in ground red jabos.  Superb.

It is my understanding he has started another business as well, so the orchard may not be his only endeavor anymore.

Being a one man show is tough, so just be patient.  Sometimes a break is just needed from it all, and his prices are too low for the effort.  I highly suggest anyone who can to offer him more (tip if you want to call it) for whatever you buy and make it worth his time.

He is highly knowledgeable.and has a good thing going with FFF.

Adam is a really nice guy, and was a great host to us when we visited a while back. FFF is a great business, and I'd buy stuff from him again in a heartbeat.

Regarding the other business, the troll in me hopes his other business is a local business totally unrelated to tropical fruit, and the phone number gets regular calls from fruit nuts trying to track down a jaboticaba.  ;D
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2017, 05:03:07 PM »
Facebook kidnapped him.

Haha...:)

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2017, 12:23:14 PM »
Adam is a cool guy. He puts lots of effort in his product and his plant seeds are super fresh.

I wish him the best.
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2017, 02:10:03 PM »
I hear Adam is considering running for Governor of Florida.

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2017, 02:42:27 PM »
I hear Adam is considering running for Governor of Florida.

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Oooh really, last time he told me he might run for the House of Representive or was it for the Senate?

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2017, 05:33:42 PM »
www.FlyingFoxFruits.com

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2017, 08:30:51 PM »
Adam, that is pretty cool.I bought tree's from him never have a trouble getting them send to Arkansas. He is probably getting busier and better.

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2017, 11:02:57 PM »
plants come first

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2017, 12:32:40 AM »
Glad you finally posted Adam. All the comments started sounding like an obituary: Adam was such a great guy. HAHAHA
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2017, 02:32:19 AM »
Should have let it run all the way to legend status.
"I heard he whittled a log cabin with nothing but a grafting knife, strong as an ox, and 8 foot tall if he was an inch"

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« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2017, 07:59:33 AM »
Glad you finally posted Adam. All the comments started sounding like an obituary: Adam was such a great guy. HAHAHA

Lol!
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2017, 10:50:43 AM »
To cool to fool ;) 8)

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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #21 on: May 17, 2017, 08:03:26 AM »
I'm pretty sure he will be at the http://www.mrfc.org/p/fruit-tree-sale.html fruit sale this weekend, so if you can make it out there you will likely get a glimpse of the man himself and also be able to buy some fruit trees.
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2017, 05:32:39 PM »
I'm pretty sure he will be at the http://www.mrfc.org/p/fruit-tree-sale.html fruit sale this weekend, so if you can make it out there you will likely get a glimpse of the man himself and also be able to buy some fruit trees.

The lazarus effect?  8)
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #23 on: May 17, 2017, 08:39:01 PM »
Was that him in the video . He has aged alot this nursery work by yourself will kill you.
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Re: Adam Shafran?
« Reply #24 on: May 18, 2017, 10:33:28 AM »
I'm pretty sure he will be at the http://www.mrfc.org/p/fruit-tree-sale.html fruit sale this weekend, so if you can make it out there you will likely get a glimpse of the man himself and also be able to buy some fruit trees.

The lazarus effect?  8)


His sales will rise again after this weekend :P

 

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