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 5 through April 15, 2016. Your tour guide will walk you along our wet-line and take you into the packinghouse where you will see for yourselves, how Florida citrus is processed. You’ll hear some Florida Citrus Facts, taste fresh picked fruit and sample our own fresh squeezed orange juice. 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 year around, Monday through Friday: 9-6 and Saturdays 9-5. Mexican/American "grove-side" Red Barn Grill is open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday: 7:30-2:30 and Saturdays 11-2:30. Always closed Sundays. The 2016 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 5 through April 15, 2016. Call ahead as tours fill quickly. Watch the fruit roll by as we wash, sanitize and grade Indian River Citrus to ship to your freezin’ friends up north! 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. Leave time to visit the 'OJ Corral Agri-exhibit' Veggie Patch, mini orange grove, orange maze & 'Orange Races'! Tours designed for age 5 through adult. All ages enjoy the OJ Corral! Guided tour & visit to 'OJ Corral' is $8. Guided tour, visit to 'OJ Corral' plus lunch at our own Red Barn Grill is $15. Group tours also available by reservation.
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