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Al's Family Farms

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Address: 2001 N Kings Hwy, Fort Pierce, FL 34951
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+1 800-544-3366
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Welcome to Al's Family Farms in Fort Pierce, Florida - the heart of the...

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 3 through April 14, 2017 - Keep reading for tour times, below. Our historic Red Barn Packinghouse, Citrus Shop and Red Barn Grill are open year around. 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 2017 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 3 through April 14 2017. 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 wash, sanitize and grade fruit. We'll take you into the packinghouse where you can see the fruit being graded and packed in boxes for shipping. Sample lots of fresh citrus, taste fresh squeezed juice, hear "Juicy Citrus Trivia" Learn Florida Citrus Facts and see how fruit is packed. Tours include the 'OJ Corral Agri-exhibit' Veggie Patch, observation orange grove, & 'Orange Races'! Tours designed for age 5 through adult. All ages enjoy the OJ Corral! Guided tour & visit to 'OJ Corral' is $8 + tax. Guided tour, visit to 'OJ Corral' plus lunch at our own Red Barn Grill is $15 + tax. Space limited-Please make reservations! Group tours also available by reservation. Al's Family Farms - "The Florida Thing to Do"

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Our tour and lunch

We went to Al's family farm for a wonderful and informative tour today. Learned so much about citrus and got to sample fresh squeezed juice and some oranges and grapefruit. We had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Utica, Michigan
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Utica, Michigan
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Al's family farm for a wonderful and informative tour today. Learned so much about citrus and got to sample fresh squeezed juice and some oranges and grapefruit. We had a great time with our group that ranged in age from 16 to 77. Lunch was excellent with super authentic chicken burritos. We will be back. Thank you... More 

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Lancaster, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Found many items here, place is little advertised. Bought a few different types of jellies and syrups. Little disappointed when you see many of the products are not made locally.

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tour the farm, taste the produce, learn about fruit growing. There are many tasty items and fresh packed jellies, homemade fudge and bagged fruit. Sometimes rides into the fields are available and by appointment, groups can have specialty tours with lunch included. Whether a short visit or a longer guided tour, all ages can enjoy the experience.

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are happy that you found many tasty items and had a good visit. I want to clarify that we have a small observation grove on the property but do not offer rides into the fields! We give 1 hour guided tours of our citrus packinghouse and one of the tour options includes lunch at... More 

Porters Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit to Al's Family Farms. It was both educational, interesting, and delicious! Guests were able to see the fruit being processed, and sample fresh squeezed juice and citrus. On the day we visited, Honeybells were in season and what a treat. I had never tasted this type of orange, and it is absolutely the BEST. The cost... More 

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this review

We love that you love Honeybells! We are also glad that you enjoyed your visit to Al's Family Farms. Thanks for telling folks about your visit so they can find a family friendly "Florida Thing To Do". Happy to hear you had a delicious lunch and we hope you come back whenever you are in the area! More 

Torrington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I've been buying Fruit from Al's Family Farms foe several years, both for myself and as gifts. Everyone who has tried it has marveled over the quality. This when I was visiting family in Florida, I suggested a day tip to Al's. Ended up going with my brother and sister in law, 2 teens, and 2, 3 year-olds. We called... More 

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this review

We are so glad you took a tour with us and had a nice day. We are always happy to hear that our long time customers enjoy the fruit and want to come see Al's for themselves to see how your fruit is packed! Thanks for telling others about your time at Al's Family Farms. More 

East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Guided Tour of farm and citrus processing plant was well worth & the $8 tour fee; tour lasted 1 hr and gave a great overview of a working citrus operation. The tour include coupons for redemption in the Farm Store for significant discounts of fruit & gifts.

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this review

Thank-you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and found it to be worth your time and money. We appreciate that you took the time to tell others about an old "Florida thing to do", citrus and historic packinghouse tour. More 

Marysville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Last year we bought fruit from Als on our way back to Ohio-great stuff. Since we aren't go to Florida is winter we decided to order fruit from their website. WOW! The fruit was as fresh as when we stopped by last winter. While the cost of shipping was a little high, it's was worth it. Go ahead and buy... More 

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review! We hand pick, wash, grade and pack Florida Citrus ourselves, right in our historic red barn packinghouse. We are so glad you could taste the difference and are appreciate that you are telling others. Come back often. More 

Boynton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Nice local farm with market and grill. Had the bbq pork sandwich, delicious. Obviously the orange juice is a must try, also delicious and super fresh. There is a nice little park for children to play in, and they also offer tours of the farm and operation. I will definitely be back if I'm ever in the area.

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this review

We appreciate the great review! Folks love our fresh squeezed juice - made from local Florida oranges we pick ourselves. Glad you enjoyed your lunch and your visit. We hope you'll come take a tour of our historic citrus packinghouse. More 

Sudbury, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Decided to take a ride out to get some citrus to bring back home.......only about 20 minutes away from the Driftwood......it has many gifts and citrus to choose from....service was very hands off.....we browsed at our leisure and eventually chose our purchases.....decided on a few condiments I'll use in prepping antipasto at Christmas..... probably on brie or some creamy cheese...prices... More 

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. We are happy that you stopped by and found a few goodies. We always love to have friends from the Driftwood stop by. We hope you'll come back when in the area. More 

Dawson, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Walking into the produce store, it was very clean. Usually you notice a lot of flies or bugs in places like this but not here. The people was very friendly and helpful. The products they carry are for all kinds of nationalities. I mean they have stuff I never heard of before. Their prices are excellent and well worth it... More 

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