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Friday
8/7/2015
10:00am –   5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
San Diego Botanic
Garden
Self-guided Tour
 
Water Conservation
Garden at
Cuyamaca College
1:30pm –    2:30pm
Olivewood Gardens   
And Learning Center
A guided tour
3:00pm –    4:00pm
EarthLab
A guided tour
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Meet & Greet
Wine & appetizers
Book Signing
This event will
include a 30 minute
presentation by
Joseph Simcox
 
Olive Oil Tasting
by
Coronado Taste of
Oils
7:30pm
 
Optional Dinner at a
local restaurant after
the Meet & Greet
Saturday
8/8/2015
7:30am – 9:00am
 
 
 
 
Registration
 
8:00am –   4:00pm
 
 
 
 
Vendor Marketplace
Opens
 
9:00am – 10:00pm
Keynote Speaker
Joseph Simcox “Uncommon
Fruit from Dry Regions of
the World”
 
 
 
 
 
10:15am - 11:15am
Nan Sterman
Intro to Drought Tolerant
Fruit
John Chater
Pomegranates
Dennis Sharmahd
Rare Fruiting Cacti
Josh Robinson
Dry Land Farming
 
 
11:30am - 12:35pm
Ben Pierce
Maintaining a Suburban
Orchard using Water Saving
Techniques
Glenn Woodmansee
Feijoa
Ramiro Lobo
Pitahaya or Dragon
Fruit Production in
California: Overview
and Research Update
Brook Sarson
Creating Water
Resilience in your
Garden: rainwater
and greywater
abundance-
 
 
12:30pm -  2:30pm
 
 
 
 
Lunch, social time,
fruit tasting
 
2:30pm -  3:30pm
Roger Meyer
Jujube
Ben Poirier
Edible Myrtaceae for So.
Ca. - Eugenias,
Jaboticabas, Guavas and
many more
Jim Borneman
Irrigation Products
to Reduce Water
Use in the Orchard
and Landscape
Ben Kotnik
Drought Tolerance
Through Soil Building
 
 
3:45pm -  4:45pm
John Preece
Propagation Of Difficult To
Propagate Fruit Trees
Jim Verner
Plant Nutrition to increase
resistance to drought,
disease and stress
Jon Verdick
Fig
Tom Addison
White Sapote:  
A Great Choice for
the Home Orchard
 
 
5:00pm
 
 
 
 
Opportunity
Drawing, Auction and
Social Hour
 
6:30pm
 
 
 
 
Dinner/Speaker
Justin Rohner
“Agriscaping & the
Secret Art of Micro-
Climates to Grow
Food Year-Round in
Arid Climates”
 
Sunday
8/8/2015
9:00am –   5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
San Diego Botanic
Garden Guided Tours
9:00am –   5:00pm
Nursery Hopping  
Also See Tours Page
10:00am –   4:00pm
The Fruit Shop Rare
Fruit Tasting
11:00am And 2:
00pm
Specialty Warehouse
Guided Tours
9:00am –   5:00pm
Various  Home Garden
Tours  

See Tours Page
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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additional tours
FESTIVAL OF FRUIT 2015