Thousands of mango lovers gathered in Miami from around the world for the 20th annual International Mango Festival, held this past weekend at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.The three-day event celebrated this diverse fruit through lectures, entertainment, interactive tastings, and the world's onl ... More >>
Picture a man and a woman, knives in hand, working their way through a jungle. The tree cover is so dense there's barely any sunlight, and the air is rich with the scents of rain and greenery. After what seems like hours, they reach their prize. Is it a hidden temple filled with gold statu ... More >>
Mangos for tasting at Fairchild Farm
If it ever stops raining, Mapulehu, Exel and Momi K are some of the varieties you'll see this weekend at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's 19th Annual International Mango Festival, which celebrates the Hawaiian version of this special tropical fruit.
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Dr. Richard Campbell goes from mango expert to magazine coverboy.Have you seen this month's issue of Edible South Florida featuring a semi-bare Dr. Richard Campbell, the senior tropical fruit curator at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, in a bathtub full of mangoes? Paula Niño pointed it out ... More >>
Paula NiñoDr. Richard Campbell at Fairchild Farm in HomesteadIt wouldn't be too much of a stretch to say that Dr. Richard Campbell lives and breathes mangoes. The senior tropical fruit curator for Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden can tell exactly when a mango is ready to pick, assess its qual ... More >>