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Fairchild Partners in Third Annual “Go Green” Festival at the Belafonte TACOLCY Centeral

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Fairchild Partners in Third Annual "Go Green" Festival at the Belafonte TACOLCY Center Coral Gables, FL, June 11, 2009- On Saturday June 13, 2009, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will partner in the third annual "Planting the Seeds, Growing the Future" event will be held at the Belafonte TACOLCY Center, 6161 NW 9th Ave, in Liberty City. This one-day, community event is free and open to the public. It will include activities for all ages with a "Go...

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Taste of Asia Tea at Fairchild

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Taste of Asia Tea at Fairchild - Don't Miss the Last Tea of the Season! Coral Gables, FL, May 27, 2009 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will hold its last tea of the season on Sunday, June 14 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on the veranda and in the ballroom of the Jean Ellen Dupont Shehan Visitor Center. Guests will delight in the ambiance of Afternoon Tea overlooking Fairchild and served at beautifully set tables, complete with fine china. The menu included scones, mini tea sandwiches, cookies ...

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ART AT FAIRCHILD: A MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE GARDEN

Sunday, May 10, 2009

ART AT FAIRCHILD: A MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE GARDEN EXHIBITION EXTENDED THROUGH DECEMBER 2009 Coral Gables, FL- May 11, 2009 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden proudly announces the extension of Art at Fairchild: A Monumental Sculpture Garden, now on display through December 31, 2009 at 10901 Old Cutler Road in Coral Gables, FL. The exhibition showcases the massive steel sculptures of American artist Mark di Suvero, as well as works by artists Kris Martin, Daisy Youngblood and Dale Chihuly....

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W.J. Bryan Museums Magnet Elementary School Goes Green With Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Thursday, April 23, 2009

W.J. BRYAN MUSEUMS MAGNET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GOES GREEN WITH FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN Coral Gables, FL, April 24, 2009-On Tuesday, April 28th 2009, W.J Bryan Elementary students and staff will join Fairchild's staff as well as other North Miami community organizations and volunteers in an extensive schoolyard planting throughout the school campus. The planting will provide a hands on learning opportunity for students as well as an ongoing learning opportunity in the...

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Earth Day is FREE at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Earth Day is FREE at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Coral Gables, FL, April 16, 2009-Fairchild is offering free admission to all visitors on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22. In support of earth friendly products, The Shop at Fairchild will have a display of sustainable and recycled products for purchase at a 10% discount. This is the perfect opportunity to walk Fairchild's grounds, have a family picnic, admire the monumental sculptures of Fernando Botero,...

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200 STUDENTS FROM 33 SOUTH FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOLS SHOWCASE ECO-SCIENCE PROJECTS APRIL 18 AT FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN

Monday, April 13, 2009

200 STUDENTS FROM 33 SOUTH FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOLS SHOWCASE ECO-SCIENCE PROJECTS APRIL 18 AT FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN MIAMI - April 14, 2009 - Caroline Lewis, director of the Fairchild Challenge (FC), the South Florida-based environmental outreach program of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTBG), today announced the "Research Projects Showcase," an eco-science contest for public and private high schools throughout South Florida, will take place from 1:30 p.m. to...

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SOUTH FLORIDA STUDENTS AND SCIENTISTS TEAM UP TO SAVE THE PLANET

Sunday, March 29, 2009

HUNDREDS OF SOUTH FLORIDA STUDENTS AND DOZENS OF SCIENTISTS TEAM UP MARCH 31 TO FIND WAYS TO SAVE THE PLANET Fairchild Challenge's Environmental Immersion Day Covers 27 South Florida Environmental Sites CORAL GABLES, FL - March 30, 2009 - Caroline Lewis, director of the Fairchild Challenge, the environmental outreach program of South Florida's Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (FTBG), today announced an Environmental Immersion Day (EID) event that will bring together...

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Orchid Fairies, Pixies and Gnomes at Fairchild’s International Orchid Festival

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Orchid Fairies, Pixies and Gnomes at Fairchild's International Orchid Festival Coral Gables, FL, March 13, 2009-Fairies and pixies and gnomes, oh my! That's what it's all about for children of all ages this weekend at Fairchild's International Orchid Festival. Whether it's decorating a cupcake with fairy dust, learning that vanilla comes from orchids, storytelling by a real flower fairy, creating fairy wings or a gnome hat to take home or participating in the...

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Food and Garden Festival at Fairchild Celebrates Fresh, Local Food

Monday, March 2, 2009

 Food and Garden Festival at Fairchild Celebrates Fresh, Local Food  Coral Gables, FL, March 3, 2009-Come see what's cooking at Fairchild during our celebration of fresh foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in on Saturday and Sunday, March 28 & 29. Gather new tips and recipes from our popular culinary demonstrations taught by local chefs using local products. Go green at our farmers' market where local growers showcase the best fruits, vegetables and herbs available in South...

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It's Almost Time for the International Orchid Festival at Fairchild

Sunday, March 1, 2009

   Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Presents Seventh Annual International Orchid Festival in March  Coral Gables, FL, February 19, 2009-Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is excited to announce the International Orchid Festival taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 13, 14 & 15, 2009, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Festival will feature and over 10,000 orchid plants and more than 50 orchid growers from around the world who will exhibit the plant's magnificent...

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