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Bates Nut Farm

Owner
Tom & Sherrie Ness
Address
15954 Woods Valley Rd
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City
Valley Center
County
San Diego
Zip
92082
email
info@batesnutfarm.biz
Phone
1-800-642-0348
Fax
1-760-749-9499
Directions

From County Hwy S-6, turn east on Woods Valley Rd. in Valley Center.  Follow the signs to 15954 Woods Valley Rd.

Hours
Daily, 9am-5pm
Primary Ag Business
  • Other (please explain below)
Primary Ag Business--Other

Pumpkins

Farm or ranch acreage
100
Activities

For over 40 years the Bates Nut Farm Pumpkin Patch has provided visitors with a true farm experience.  Bates Nut Farm specializes in pumpkins grown right on the property weighing anywhere from 50 to 200 pounds. Throughout the year, Bates offers tours and educational talks to schools and organizations, in addition to ongoing special events and guest speakers.

Products

Pumpkins,dried fruits, nuts, gourmet food items, homemade fudge, candy, gifts, home decor, clothing, jewelry.  Seasonal craft fairs, entertainment, food.

Events

The Pumpkin Patch is open daily from 9-5 through the month of October.  The Bates Nut Farm retail store, Farmer's Daughter gift shop, picnic grounds, and farm animal zoo are open year round.  Check our website for special events.

Accommodations
  • wedding or event facilities
Direct Agricultural Sales
  • agriculture-related gifts/crafts
  • on-farm sales
  • processed food
  • wine
  • juice
  • oil
  • U-pick
Educational Experience
  • classes or workshops
  • farm tours
  • lecture/presentation
  • participatory experience
  • school or youth tours
Entertainment
  • corn or other maze
  • festivals and fairs
  • games
  • races and contests
  • hay rides
  • petting zoo
  • picnic or play area
  • pumpkin patch
  • special events
Outdoor Recreation
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • wildlife viewing
Miscellaneous

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