Tate Farms is a hands-on farm learning experience for private groups such as daycares, public and private school groups, and home-schooled groups. Each year our tour features an agricultural learning experience about one of the crops we grow: Pumpkins, Cotton, Wheat, Soybeans, Corn, Honey Bees. We feature PRIVATE guided tours beginning September 24- November 2, M-F from 9-2, for those with advance reservations. M-F 2-6, and Saturday 9-6 we are open to the public, no reservations required. We are closed on Sundays. We grow our own products, No baiting our fields! We grow a wide variety of pumpkins, including but not limited to the following: White (Caspar, Baby Boo), Green (Jharadelle), Buff (Long Island Cheese) and the typical bright orange jack-o-lanterns. We grow our pumpkins from palm size to Large Atlantic Dill's. We sell corn shocks, gourds (large and small), mums and wheat straw. We have a Country store featuring all sorts of fall decorative items, both Halloween and Fall, food items, decorative gift items, John Deere and Agriculture related items. New for 2006 is our Sunflower Trail Maze. Teachers may select our traditional tour which includes hay ride to pumpkin field, pumpkin, corn crib, hay maze, our educational activity of picking and ginning cotton, and a visit to the animals, or the new Sunflower trail maze tour that includes a sunflower trail maze, hay ride to pumpkin field to select a pumpkin, corn crib, visiting the rabbits and a ride in the corn train.Our afternoon and Saturdays include the new Sunflower Trail maze, corn themed barrel train ride, gourd gun and our brand new Barn with kitchen. We'll have hotdogs, hamburgers, chicken fingers and fries just to name a few. We also have slushies, funnel cakes and cotton candy.
Meridianville, Madison County, Alabama
Tate Farms is a multi generational working row crop farm located in the Tennessee Valley. Our crops include over 5000 acres of cotton, along with corn, wheat, soybeans and seasonally we grow pumpkins. We offer BY APPOINTMENT ONLY farm group tours of our operation from March - November. Planting and harvesting are wonderful times to visit with us! Tate Farms is an excellent venue for birthday parties, reunions, wedding and anniversary events, corporate and business parties.
Take I-565 East. Turn left on Moores Mill Road at the intersection of I-565 and Moores Mill Road. Tate Farms is located 6 miles on the right.
Take Hwy 231/431 South