- Author: Elizabeth E Grafton-Cardwell
This weekend is the annual Lindcove REC Fruit Display and Tasting Event! (22963 Carson Ave., Exeter)
On Friday, Dec 8, we open from 9-noon for the citrus industry, with tours of various projects at the Center starting at 10 am. Dr. Georgios Vidalakis will provide a tour of the Citrus Clonal Protection Program, Dr. Tracy Kahn will tour the Demonstration orchard and Dr. Mikeal Roose will discuss the seedless citrus program and the new lemon variety trial. UCCE Farm Advisors Craig Kallsen and Greg Douhan will be available to answer questions.
On Saturday, Dec 9, we open from 9-noon for the general public and the high school FFA citrus judging teams to taste and enjoy more than 100 varieties of citrus. Master Gardeners from Tulare and Fresno will be assisting and providing answers to backyard horticultural questions. Take a bag of fruit home for $5. Choose from Cara Caras, Navels, Mandarins, or assorted citrus from bins located in front of the Conference Center.