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Re: [nafex] Listings

That would be the TIRA - The International Ribes Association.  I've not
heard from them in so long I thought they had gone under.  If you or anyone
else knows where to contact them, I'll include them.  I know a member, but
he doesn't have e-mail.
>From: "del stubbsrockyman" <pinewoodel@hotmail.com>
>To: nafex@egroups.com
>Subject: Re: [nafex] Listings
>Date: Mon, Nov 6, 2000, 9:05 PM

>to Lon,   how about the ribes association out of northern calif. if you dont 
>know about them i could do some digging, del, n. innesota
>>From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom@hevanet.com>
>>Reply-To: nafex@egroups.com
>>To: NAFEX Board <Nafex.board.list@listbot.com>
>>CC: NAFEX List <nafex@egroups.com>
>>Subject: [nafex] Listings
>>Date: Sun, 05 Nov 2000 20:25:14 -0800
>>The item below should be self-explanatory.  Does anyone have any additions,
>>corrections, changes to suggest?
>>-Lon Rombough
>>  One of the best parts of belonging to NAFEX is meeting others with 
>>interests.  In the past, that usually meant corresponding with them, and
>>perhaps meeting them in person if you were able to attend NAFEX1s annual
>>  Now there are regional NAFEX groups that make it easier for members to 
>>together with fellow fruit explorers.  Additionally, there are allied 
>>that aren1t technically part of NAFEX, but which are sufficiently similar 
>>goals that many NAFEXers are members of both.  Herewith is a list of
>>regional NAFEX groups plus groups similar to, but not directly allied with
>>MIDFEX - Midwest Fruit Explorers.
>>Or: http://nsn.nslsilus.org/nbkhome/midfex/index.html
>>E-mail questions about MidFEx or general fruit gardening questions to
>>For membership application and information, check out our Membership Info.
>>web page or mail us at:
>>   J. C. Andersen
>>   Midwest Fruit Explorers
>>   PO Box 3124
>>   La Crosse, WI 54602-3124 
>>Direct all other correspondances to our official mailing address:
>>   Midwest Fruit Explorers
>>   P.O. Box 93
>>   Markham, IL 60426
>> If you must reach us by phone, contact Gene Yale at 847-674-5913
>>The Southern Fruit Fellowship is an informal organization of amateur fruit
>>growing enthusiasts throughout the Southern United States. Membership is
>>open to all interested parties. Membership dues are $7.00 per year within
>>the U.S. and $9.00 outside U.S. Send your payment in U.S dollars to:
>>  Retta Davis  
>>  2051 Evergreen Drive  
>>  Shreveport, LA 71118  
>>Or contact Retta at DavisD_R@juno.com
>>In addition to a quarterly newsletter, there is an annual meeting and
>>frequent informal get-togethers. Join and meet fellow fruit growers!
>>Central Illinois regional group.
>>Send $4.00 for 2 years for meeting notices to:
>>Tom Vorbeck, 1716 Apples Road, Chapin, IL 62628.
>>e-mail: <vorbeck@csj.net>
>>Began in 1990 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
>>Members get together four times a year at seasonal meetings (Winter, Spring
>>Grafting, Summer Orchard Tour, Fall Apple Tasting) to share ideas and
>>fellowship. Members also receive a newsletter, Backyard Fruit Grower, which
>>has a circulation of about 240.
>>To subscribe send $12 for 2 years or $25 for 5 years and snailmail to
>>Don Ziegler, editor,
>>817 High Street,
>>Akron, PA 17501-1417.
>>e-mail: Donzig@redrose.net
>>URL: http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~dailey/byfg.html
>>Ozarks Regional NAFEX Chapter
>>Includes SW Missouri, SE Kansas, NE Oklahoma and NW Arkansas.
>>Dues are $5.00 per year.
>>Contact person:
>>Alinda Van der Meer
>>1653 Porter Ave.
>>Aurora, MO 65605
>>Groups with similar goals, but not directly allied to NAFEX
>>Located in western Washington state.
>>Evelyn Troughton,
>>Treasurer & Newsletter Editor, WCFS,
>>2625 - 13th. Ave.W.
>>Unit #306
>>Seattle Wa. 98119
>>e-mail etroughton@juno.com
>>You can also contact
>>Chuck Parkman   <kc7nmm@tenforward.com>
>>The oldest of all the groups, more than half a century old.  While it deals
>>mostly with nuts such as pecans, hickories, hardy English walnuts, and 
>>it also deals with persimmons, pawpaws, and a few other native American
>>For membership
>>Nancy Petitt, Treasurer
>>PO Box 550
>>Townsend, DE 19734-0550
>>ph (302) 659-1731
>>fx (302) 659-1732
>>e-mail: chestnutsunltd@email.msn.com
>>Tucker Hill, Secretary
>>654 Beinhower Rd.
>>Etters, PA 17319-9774
>>ph/fx (717) 938-6090
>>e-mail: tuckerh@microserve.net
>>NNGA1s web site: www.icserv.com/nnga/
>>Home Orchard Society
>>Incorporated in 1976 in Portland, Oregon.
>>Our purpose is to assist both new and experienced
>>fruit growers in the science, culture and pleasure
>>of growing good fruit in the home orchard.
>>The Home Orchard Society
>>P.O. Box 230192
>>Tigard, OR 97281-0192, USA
>>Members work with tropical and subtropical fruits and nuts.  Their
>>publication is the only one in full color with more photos than all others
>>combined.  Members in many countries.
>>Each membership, annually, receives six bimonthly issues of the Fruit
>>Gardener magazine.
>>     U.S.    Foreign
>>Surface mail Air mail
>>Single Year $21 $27 $39
>>Three Years $56 $72 $105
>>Life Memberships   $245 $310 $445
>>Make checks payable to CRFG, Inc. and mail to:
>>California Rare Fruit Growers, Inc.
>>5081 Dartmouth Ave.
>>Westminster, CA 92683
>>URL: http://www.crfg.org
>>From: "dwalsh/wchase" <wchase@interchange.ubc.ca>
>>Subject: BC Fruit Testers
>>B.C. Fruit Testers Association
>>P.O. Box 48123, 3575 Douglas Street
>>Victoria, BC, Canada
>>V8Z 7H5
>>No website
>>Email: <bcfta@mybc.com>
>>Additonal contact person (also a NAFEX member)
>>Derry Walsh
>>Aldergrove,  B. C.,  Canada
>>phone/fax (604) 856-9316
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