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June 01, 2006 (Vol. 26, No. 11)


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NAFEX is an acronym for the North American Fruit Explorers, which immediately brings to mind the question, what exactly is a fruit explorer? Sadly, the question is not directly answered at the Website, but it appears to have something to do with individuals interested in the discovery, cultivation, and appreciation of fruits and nuts. The page notes that these people are "amateurs" who "love" fine fruit. Good enough. The main purpose of the organization is to work together and share ideas. Hence, the website provides a library to loan old and out of print books by mail, a magazine called Pomona, a nursery supply list, a good collection of links, and a few features specific to the organization. Overall, the NAFEX site provides useful information for fruit explorers of all types.
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