Some 2019 Scion Exchanges
If you plan to attend one of these exchanges, we suggest you reconfirm
all details a few days before the event.
- Thur. 3rd, Inland Empire Chapter, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM,
Live demonstrations of cleft grafting, whip grafting, veneer grafting,
air layering and propagation by stem cutting on the same night. Contact
the chapter for details at inland-empire at crfg.org.
- Sat. 5th, Scion Cutting work day (CRFG members only)
at Emma Prusch Park, 647 S King Rd San Jose, CA 95116
- Sat. 11th, Santa Clara Valley Chapter Exchange, Emma
Prusch Park, Multicultural Center, 647 S King Rd, San Jose, CA 95116
10:00 a.m.: Members enter with current copy of the Fruit Gardener with
membership expiration date.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: General Public. Contact:
scvcrfg.wordpress.com/activities, or [email protected]
- Sun. 12th, Monterey Bay Chapter Exchange, near Santa
Cruz at Cabrillo College Horticulture Center, 6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos,
CA 95003 Noon to 3 p.m. Free for CRFG members, $5 for public. grafting
demonstrations and lots of apple rootstock available Contact: Michael
Kusiak, 831-332-4699 or [email protected]
- Fri. 17th, North San Diego County Chapter Exchange,
Mira Costa College Student Center, second floor, Oceanside, CA, 7:00 PM
- Sat. 18th, Golden Gate Chapter Exchange, DVC
Horticultural Nursery, Lot 9, 321 Golf Club Road,, Pleasant Hill, CA.
Noon to 3 p.m. Hundreds of varieties of fruit trees, shrubs and vines,
will be available for propagation, in addition to rootstocks for sale,
grafting classes, custom grafting service, plant drawing, silent
auction, and more. Friendly expert advice for all your fruity questions-
beginners are welcome! more
info:http://www.crfg.org/chapters/golden_gate/scionex.htm or contact:
Brian Lavin at [email protected]>
- Sun. 19th, Sacramento Exchange, La Sierra Community
Center, 5325 Engle Rd. Carmichael 95608, Members only set up 8-10,
Members only 10-11, Public 11:00-2:00, Clean up 2:00-3:00, membership
fee/entrance fee $5.00 Contact: Ray Sheehy, 916-666-7182,
- Sat. 25th, Redwood Empire Chapter Exchange, Santa
Rosa Veteran’s Building, 1351 Maple Avenue, just across the street from
the county fairgrounds. Doors open at 9 a.m. (free) for CRFG members,
non-members are allowed in at 10 ($5), and the festivities end at 1 p.m.
Contact: Phil Pieri, 707-795-6574, phil_p_2001 at yahoo.com
- Sat. 26th, Los Angeles Chapter Exchange, Sepulveda
Gardens. Contact:[email protected] for details.
- Sat. 1st, Foothill Chapter, LA Arboretum, Lecture
Hall A, 9:30 AM Contact chapter for details at foothill at crfg.org
- Sat. 8th, Mendocino Permaculture’s 36th annual Winter
Abundance Workshop (including classes, Scion and Seed Exchange- all
free) Mendocino County Fairgrounds, Hwy 128, Booneville, CA. From 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Contact: Mark Albert [email protected]
- Sat. 8th, Humboldt Permaculture Guild’s 5th annual
Scion Exchange Bayside Community Hall, Bayside, Ca. 11-2pm. Free. All
community members welcome to freely exchange scion, roots and shoots of
all fruit producing trees, shrubs and vines. Rootstock for sale and free
educational workshops on grafting and other propagation techniques. More
info call: (707) 672-3102 or Humboldt Permaculture Guild on Facebook
- Sat. 8th, West Los Angeles Chapter, Multipurpose
Room, Culver City Veterans Memorial Building. Registration/scionwood
donation 10:00-10:15; Grafting demonstrations 10:15 -11:15, free and
open to the public. Scion exchange for members 11:15-11:30. Scion
exchange for nonmembers 11:30-11:45. Contact chapter’s Facebook page or
website for further details.
- Sat. 15th, Central Coast Chapter Scion Exchange (no
citrus!!) and Grafting Party. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Crops Unit.
Clinic with 6 expert grafters teaching all afternoon. Avocado grafting
included! Selected dormant rootstock and grafting supplies for sale.
Free admission! Store open at 1:00 PM with 10 different rootstocks on
sale. Exchange open 1:30 PM. Contact: Joe Sabol, 805-544-1056, jsabol at
calpoly.edu or check out the Central Coast website for more information
- Sat 15th, South Bay Chapter Grafting Demonstration
followed by annual scion exchange. 10 am. South Coast Botanic Garden,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274, Classroom A
near the entrance area. It is free to attend the meeting without paying
admission to the botanic garden. Paid members will be first in for the
- Sat. 22nd, Central Coast Chapter Scion Exchange (no
citrus!!) and Grafting Party. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Crops
Unit. Clinic with 7 expert grafters teaching all afternoon. Avocado
grafting included! Selected dormant rootstock and grafting supplies for
sale. Free admission! Open 1:30 PM. Contact: Joe Sabol, 805-544-1056,