A group of Floridians interested in growing and crafting gourds got together and formed the Florida Gourd Society, Inc. Actually, we're the Lambda Chapter of the American Gourd Society - one of twenty-three such state chapters in the U.S. having the common goal of enjoying and promoting gourding as a hobby.
New Logo contest rules under 2015 Festival link
Want to teach at the festival this year - instruction letter and applications now uploaded under 2015 Festival link.
FGS Gourd Theme's Contest 2016-2017
The list below are the choices to vote for the themes for 2016-2017. The theme with the most
votes will be the 2016 theme and the 2nd most votes will be 2017 theme. Make your choice by
emailing the letter next to the theme of your choice to firstname.lastname@example.org. The dead line for
voting is July 31st. There will be an article in the summer Gourdvine for those who do not get
emails or can not get on the website.
A – Gourds on a Carousel
B – The Royal Gourds
C – Gourds in the Snow
D – Gourds Go Western
E - Gourds of Native American Indians
F - Early Man's Best Friends – Gourds
G – Gourds International
H - Gourds African Style
I - Gourds and All That Jazz
J – Gourds from Madagascar
K – Gourds are Putting on the Ritz
L - Gourds on Broadway