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Al's Family Farms

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Fresh produce, educational too

So being new here in Florida heard about this place, kids went on friend trip and bragged about it... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
istrainer1
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Beautiful fresh fruit and local produce

This was a fun stop. Bought some freshly picked oranges, grapefruits and peaches. All were... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Deborahjune
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Toronto, Canada
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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 12, 2019. Keep reading for tour times, below. AL’s Red Barn Grill is open...more
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2001 N Kings Hwy, 1 mile North of Flying J's at Orange Ave, Fort Pierce, FL 34951-4018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

So being new here in Florida heard about this place, kids went on friend trip and bragged about it so much that I had too go myself. The freshest fruit around and they are large. Great staff too

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

This was a fun stop. Bought some freshly picked oranges, grapefruits and peaches. All were delicious and so juicy and fresh. Really nice people here. Some local hand made items for sale as well. Looks like a great tour and a nice stop for ice...More

Thank Deborahjune
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thanks for your kind review! We are glad that you stopped by and enjoyed the fresh fruit and friendly folks. We hope you will come for a guided citrus packinghouse tour in 2019 during tour season. Our website will have the days and times listed....More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Visited Al's to purchase fruit as gifts. Had to replace with store-bought fruit when I got home Always had a high regard for Al's but saddened by this experience. No reponse to Emails etcMore

Thank Peter M
VitaManFlorida, Owner at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2018

Hi Peter this is Jeff, the owner, I do apologize for the delay in responding to your inquiry. Shari our public relations person went on her vacation after the school tours ended and I just saw your review. So sorry you were disappointed with the...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

We stopped here on the recommendation of a friend who really liked the ice cream. We first entered the gift shop area and had a free sample of fruit. We made a purchase of jam in the shop and I had my ice cream which...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great family farm with many delicious fruits and veggies. There is also candy and fudge sold here. My favorites were the dancing Smurf tomatoes and the peaches. The fresh Orange juice was great on this hot day. Bought some fried peanuts which...More

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the old fashioned candy, home made fudge, fresh local Florida peaches and tomatoes, freshly squeezed orange juice and fried peanuts. I will let the staff know that you appreciated their helpful and...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were on holiday in Florida from Western Canada.and had never been at a citrus grove before. We stopped in the afternoon for some samples and left with a bag of juicy and tasty "Unique" citrus which are an orange/tangerine cross. The grapefruit was not...More

Thank Mr__LS99
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thanks for your review! We are glad you stopped by for your first visit to a Florida Citrus Packinghouse. Next year, plan on taking our one hour guided citrus packinghouse and wash-line tour that takes you behind the scenes of getting the fruit washed, inspected,...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

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

Thank WilliamELewisJr
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

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

Reviewed 4 April 2018

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

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Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

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

Reviewed 2 April 2018

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
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

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

Reviewed 29 March 2018 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
Shari B, Guest Relations Manager at Al's Family Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

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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Jasmine m
31 July 2018|
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Response from VitaManFlorida | Property representative |
Sorry, Al's Family Farms and Al's Red Barn Grill cannot accept payment via EBT food stamps. Most items sold are ineligible. Thank you for your inquiry
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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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