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Weboh

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Exotic fruit playing cards?
« on: October 14, 2018, 03:56:43 PM »
I recently got a postcard book (this one: https://www.amazon.com/Exotic-Fruit-Postcard-Book-Norman/dp/0898157293) as a freebie in a fruit tree purchase. I like the way it's done and I thought that would be perfect for playing cards too. I can't find any online though.

Does anyone know of a set of playing cards that has pictures of exotic fruit and a short description on the face side?

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Re: Exotic fruit playing cards?
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2019, 10:29:11 AM »
Bump.

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Re: Exotic fruit playing cards?
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2019, 07:23:45 PM »
Exotic fruit playing cards...hmm.  Is that like dogs playing poker?

I have not seen such a thing.

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Re: Exotic fruit playing cards?
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2019, 09:42:26 PM »
no time for anything else other than the garden.

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Re: Exotic fruit playing cards?
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2019, 05:02:29 PM »
Suggest it to CRFG. That is something maybe they would do? Retired members might get a kick out of that one?
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Re: Exotic fruit playing cards?
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2019, 10:01:16 PM »
Suggest it to CRFG. That is something maybe they would do? Retired members might get a kick out of that one?
I'm not in California and they donít have an online store, so I'm not sure how they'd get it to me. I shot them an email anyway. Looks like a good group and who knows? :)

On a related note, I see they have a fruit magazine. That's neat! I love magazines. $40 is a bit much for 6 magazines though (yeah, I know, it's membership dues and is paying for more than that. Nothing I'll use though, since I'm not in CA ;)). Does anyone else subscribe to one that's cheaper?

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Re: Exotic fruit playing cards?
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2019, 02:21:31 AM »
The Rare Fruit Council International (RFCI) in Miami, Florida is the original Fruit Club / Horticultural society. Founded in 1955, it's the original RFCI Chapter. The CRFG was founded in 1968. By 1973 William "Bill" F. Whitman was already contributing articles to the CRFG for their yearbook early on "The Mamey Sapote in Florida" (4 pgs.)

Tropical Fruit News is the RFCI's magazine, which is now digital and runs (6) issue per year. Dues for the RFCI are $45. New website will be up soon for those interested in joining.

We are also working on a newsletter that may be distributed to anyone that signs up.

https://www.facebook.com/RareFruitMiami

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« Last Edit: January 13, 2019, 02:23:41 AM by MameyDisco »
Member of the Rare Fruit Council International (RFCI), MIAMI, Florida ~ http://RareFruitCouncil.org

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Re: Exotic fruit playing cards?
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2019, 08:45:50 AM »
The Rare Fruit Council International (RFCI) in Miami, Florida is the original Fruit Club / Horticultural society. Founded in 1955, it's the original RFCI Chapter. The CRFG was founded in 1968. By 1973 William "Bill" F. Whitman was already contributing articles to the CRFG for their yearbook early on "The Mamey Sapote in Florida" (4 pgs.)

Tropical Fruit News is the RFCI's magazine, which is now digital and runs (6) issue per year. Dues for the RFCI are $45. New website will be up soon for those interested in joining.

We are also working on a newsletter that may be distributed to anyone that signs up.
I actually just joined the Tampa Chapter of RFCI. Is there any agreement between them where I could get access to the magazine? And is it possible to get a a physical copy of the magazine or is it digital only?

 

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