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Al's Family Farms

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2001 N Kings Hwy, Fort Pierce, FL 34951-4018
+1 800-544-3366
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Great "old fashion" family experience

Fresh fruit or squeezed juice - breakfast and/or lunch - ice cream and candy - or just an old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WilliamELewisJr
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Very interesting place

It's quite surprising place, from places that they sell breakfast and lunch, the amount of fresh... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Odile H
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Miami, Florida
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Welcome to Al's Family Farms in Fort Pierce, Florida - the heart of the Indian River Citrus District. Guided citrus packinghouse tours are available January 2 through April 6, 2018 - Keep reading for tour times, below. AL’s Red Barn Grill is open year around. Our historic Red Barn Packinghouse and Citrus Shop are open November through June. Come sample & purchase local Florida citrus, fresh squeezed orange juice & Sharon's homemade fudge. Not here during tour time? Short video tour running in our lobby and the OJ Corral is open during Citrus Shop hours. Citrus Shop open Monday through Friday: 9-6 and Saturdays 9-5. Always closed Sundays. The 2018 tour schedule is as follows: One hour guided citrus packinghouse tours are given Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. from January 2 through April 6, 2018. Call ahead as tours fill quickly. Watch us wash, sanitize and pack Indian River Citrus to send to your freezin' friends up north! Walk along our wash line where we was
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“fudge” (17 reviews)
“florida citrus” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2001 N Kings Hwy, Fort Pierce, FL 34951-4018
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+1 800-544-3366
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh fruit or squeezed juice - breakfast and/or lunch - ice cream and candy - or just an old fashion tour of a citrus packinghouse, Al's Family Farms provides an interesting experience. Having moved from Fort Lauderdale to the Vero Beach area a couple of...More

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for your great review! We are happy that you enjoy bringing the kids here for ice cream, old fashioned candy and fudge. Thanks, also, for mentioning our friendly staff-I'll pass the review on to them. We work hard to keep the property clean and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's quite surprising place, from places that they sell breakfast and lunch, the amount of fresh cut fruits ready to eat, to enjoy the walking and relax and listen to a band playing music, across the street, where you can find all types of things,...More

Thank Odile H
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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We love to hear that you enjoyed visiting the Al's Family Farms tent at the Downtown Fort Pierce Farmer's Market! It is a happy place. Sometime we hope you will come visit our Al's Family Farms Citrus Shop and Grill off King's Hwy and Angle...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going here!! The fruit is awesome and so fresh! The staff are great. I especially love the Sunshine Milkshake! So yummy!More

Thank egglestona
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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We love to hear that you love Al's Family Farms! I'll pass your kind words on to our staff. What's not to love about that Sunshine Shake? . . . Award winning locally made ice cream and our own fresh squeezed orange juice goes into...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my mom and her friend but there was a family there with a young child. Good environment and very friendly staff. We paid for the tour and it is well worth it. It was amazing to learn about the processes that the...More

Thank Charity J
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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank-you for your kind review!! We were so happy to have you and your mom and friend take a tour with us. We are always happy to hear that the tour was worth your time and money. Jeff, the owner loves to visit and answer...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our grandchildren and enjoyed their interesting and educational tour of citrus processing. We learned a great deal about the Florida citrus processing industry and the children were given some hands-on experiences. We enjoyed lunch at their restaurant and bought some delicious fudge...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop by to taste different types of juice or sample fudge. You can purchase or ship oranges. Some things are a bit pricy. They often have free tours, so check ahead if that is what you are looking for. Nice and clean. There is a...More

Thank Robin M
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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Yes, we are all about citrus and you can purchase bagged fruit to take home or have us ship it! Thank-you for mentioning our tours. We offer one hour guided tours of our historic citrus packinghouse and wash-line, Tuesday through Friday...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tours 8 dollars a few times a day. Also demo of fruit juicing and types if fruit. Can see place on own if no tour available. Gift shop for fruit, fudge etcMore

Thank JohnF1949
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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! One hour guided citrus packinghouse tours are given once a day at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday thru Friday until April 6, 2018. Our packinghouse can be viewed from the lobby if no tour is available and we keep a short DVD...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour guides mixed humor, fun orange facts and provided numerous samples to entertain the crowd young and old. Coupons and a free orane were also given at the end of the tour, great customer service. The tour itself was made fun but getting to see...More

Thank Zephyr_Travel
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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for your great review. We are really glad that you enjoyed the tour, samples, viewing the wash line and inspection process. I will pass on to our staff that they provided great customer service. They will appreciate hearing that! Come back and see us.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped by, unfortunately the tour is only run once per day at 10:30am But the facility seemed small and not really sure why someone would want a tour at all. Nice staff.More

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We offer one hour guided tours Tuesday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. through April 6, this year. We have a free outdoor "OJ Corral" Citrus Agri-exhibit with citrus themed games for the entire family, over 60 citrus trees on the property...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

The tour of Al's is a "must do". It is, not only, interesting, but very educational. Our 10 year old was very excited with all she saw.

Thank berniehelen
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Joy B
24 April 2017|
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Response from Shari B | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry! Al's Family Farms will offer 1 hour guided tours of our citrus packinghouse and wash-line Tuesday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. January 2 through April 13, 2018. We recommend calling ahead to reserve... More
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lindadG7133ZZ
20 March 2016|
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Yes. You can order in our store - and taste the different varieties before you ship so you know what they taste like! Our store is open M-F 9-6 and Saturdays 9-5 until May. Always closed on Sundays. You can also order... More
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