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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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Good place for a quick lunch

We stopped while on a casual drive through the countryside. We missed the tour of the packinghouse... read more

Reviewed yesterday
schaynu
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Very Interesting Tour

Having lived in Florida for some time I have seen many groves and a few packing plant tours. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JohnC2600
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Lakeland, 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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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 yesterday

We stopped while on a casual drive through the countryside. We missed the tour of the packinghouse, but enjoyed a burger and fries at a picnic table under the trees.

Thank schaynu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lived in Florida for some time I have seen many groves and a few packing plant tours. This is by far the most interesting I have ever seen. It is a small family owned plant. They put a lot of effort into the tour....More

Thank JohnC2600
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! It was great to have you on our tour.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Al’s today and will definitely be back every trip to Florida! The staff was friendly and welcoming. The Honeybells are our favorite - sweet and juicy; we even shipped some home, which Al’s handles right on location. There is a gift shop, a...More

Thank East5fam
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad to hear you had a wonderful time at Al's. Thanks for telling others about your visit. We hope you'll come back and try the made to order food at our grill!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place, for people of all ages. You take a quiz, play fun games, do an up-close- and very personalized tour, sample fruits and juice, and learn about how to make juice and process citrus fruits for shipping. Staff are exceptionally pleasant,...More

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

Thanks for your great review! You gave a wonderful overview of what Al's has to offer. We are glad you came on a tour and hope you'll stop by whenever you are in town!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Al's Family farm is the perfect storm for taking care of business and understanding their industry through their tours. Their barn restaurant had great food. The tour guide, Shari, was comedic and knowledgeable. the gift shop is where I can do all of this year's...More

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

We are happy you took a tour and found us to be a gem! Thanks for the great review :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very Friendly staff, fun and educational but most of all they have excellent Honeybells! Can’t wait to go back and buy more. Thx Al’s Family Farm

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

We are happy to hear it was a Delicious Tour! We look forward to you visiting us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last year (2017) I wrote a very positive review about Al’s Red Barn Grill and I was delighted to find my review posted on the wall when my wife and I arrived for lunch today! This place hasn’t changed much in the past year (a...More

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

Welcome back and thanks for the great review! We are always happy to hear that you enjoyed our made to order Mexican Food. I'll pass your comments on to our gals in the grill who have been making homemade authentic American and Mexican Food for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour of their packing facility plus you learn a lot about Florida Citrus and the area. Plus you get to taste that fresh fruit and get coupons to use when purchasing. If you have kids, come early as they have great activity area while...More

Thank bobbianddoug76
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! We loved having you on a tour. Thanks for telling folks what to expect when they take a guided tour of our historic citrus packinghouse and wash-line.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here to see where those great Florida oranges originate. We were not disappointed as the tour provided us with lots of education, delicious tasting, and an opportunity to see the process involved with oranges, grapefruits and the harvest. Great place for couples and...More

Thank 815wendyj
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for your kind review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour and visit to Al's Family Farms! Reviews help others find fun things to do, so thanks for your help. Come see us again.

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We were a group of 4 ladies from CT and MA. The area where we waited outside for the tour to start is full of games and trivia for children and adults. Very entertaining and clean. The whole tour was very informative and so well...More

Thank Marie-j D
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks for your review...it was fun to have you on our tour! We are so glad that you checked us off your bucket list and had a good time. We really appreciate you taking time to write about your experience at Al's Family Farms so...More

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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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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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