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Al's Family Farms

#5 of 89 things to do in Fort Pierce Features Animals
2001 N Kings Hwy, Fort Pierce, FL 34951-4018
+1 800-544-3366
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Cool place.

Great place to visit and tour during the season. It is super cool and they have the best oj ever... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tyler H
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Great place to sample, buy and ship fresh citrus.

During picking season, you must take the citrus process tour, it is wonderful and really shows you... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
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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 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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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 via mobile

Great place to visit and tour during the season. It is super cool and they have the best oj ever. This is s super cool place.

Thank Tyler H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

During picking season, you must take the citrus process tour, it is wonderful and really shows you what is going on to process citrus.

Thank Johncorzine
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We have been in ther area fpr three years and stopped by twice for juice, but never tried the tour. We also have seen other Florida fruit operatiomns, but this place is really a gift fruit company. We got to watch the entire operation during...More

Thank Scott S
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Wow! Thanks for the wonderful review. We are happy that your group had a great outing here at Al's Family Farms for our packinghouse and wash line tour. We are glad you sampled our locally picked citrus and the homemade fudge, made by the owner's...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Knowledgeable staff made it a very worthwhile experience. It's good to learn how important agriculture is to the area. The samples of oranges and grapefruit were delicious.

Thank PhantomRhino
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thanks for your review! We are happy that Al's citrus packinghouse tour was a good experience and that it was a fun outing for kids of all ages. Please stop by and visit whenever you are in the area.

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The fruit is fresh and fantastic. The staff is friendly and infomative. It is a little pricey, but you get what you pay for.

Thank pitsteel26pf
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for your review. We like hearing that our local, fresh picked fruit is tasty and that our staff is helpful and friendly. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

Came here twice for honeybelle oranges. Also, bought the unique oranges and ruby grapefruit to take home (up north). Honeybelles are the sweetest and juiciest ever. Did taste them at their stand at the Saturday Farmers Market, too. Did not do the tour, but have...More

Thank Yellows2neTraveler
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

We love Honeybells too! Thanks for your great review. We are happy to hear that you sampled lots of fruit at our store and also at the Saturday Farmers' Market. We look forward to having you take a citrus packinghouse tour next season!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Learned more than I every thought possable about Indian River citrus. The folks who conducted the tour were very knowlegable and extremely friendly.

Thank nlwein2
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thanks for the great review! We hope you stop by whenever you are in Fort Pierce.

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We went with 4 adults and 2 boys (ages 8 &10) and we all loved it. We did the guided tour and learned a lot about FL citrus. We did not eat lunch there. Would highly recommend to others!

Thank vukoder
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thanks for coming on a citrus packinghouse tour and telling others about your experience. We appreciate the great recommendation!

Reviewed 28 February 2017

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...More

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thanks for your review! We are glad all of you had a good tour and happy to hear that you had an excellent lunch as well. I'll let our cooks know that you enjoyed the burritos. Our food is fresh and made to order!

Reviewed 25 February 2017

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.More

Thank roaming_runkels
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thanks for your review! We are a family owned citrus packinghouse, gift shop and grill. We love to have as many "Made in Fort Pierce" products as possible - We carry local Fish SMAK. One of our honey vendors is pollinating our grapefruit trees with...More

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Joy B
23 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
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Response from Shari B | Property representative |
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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