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Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn

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Nice place for a family outing

A good sized pick-your-own-produce farm. Great way to show kids where their food comes from. Lots... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
dakotaw435
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They have a big variety of fruits and bakery fresh goods for all the seasonal occasions.

They also have games and rides for your children while you do your shopping and admiring the grounds

Reviewed 12 December 2018
palmerjhiii
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Bakersfield, California
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We're a family owned farm that grows the worlds tastiest fruit, but The Big Red Barn is special - really special! We opened these barn doors to give regular folk the opportunity to experience real farm life. Delicious farm fresh food inside, games...more
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6700 General Beale Road, Bakersfield, CA 93307
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every single time I come to this place, I always leave happy. The staff is so warm and inviting and the food is amazing and delicious. A++++

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

A good sized pick-your-own-produce farm. Great way to show kids where their food comes from. Lots of activities for children. The store can be pretty pricey, though.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dakotaw435
MurrayFamilyfarms, Sunflower with a Keyboard at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words Mrs.Dakota! You sure are the sweetest peach in the pie! We hope you come back soon!

Reviewed 13 December 2018

This place is right before you get to Bakersfield, so it's really in middle of nowhere, but you can pick fruit, buy picked fruit in the store, and they have little casual lunch place inside too. Every season, they have some activities going on, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Satoka E
MurrayFamilyfarms, Farmhand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Goodness Gracious! This review is gonna make us blush harder than a mid season cherry! Thank you so much!

Reviewed 12 December 2018

They also have games and rides for your children while you do your shopping and admiring the grounds

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank palmerjhiii
MurrayFamilyfarms, Farmhand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming!

Reviewed 8 December 2018

We love stopping when in town and the kids have a blast there. The store has some great locally made items like jam, great food items for breakfast, lunch and dinner plus there is so much for kids to do. We were disappointed this week...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Loretta T
MurrayFamilyfarms, Farmhand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Loretta! We sure are sorry about that! We closed early on that day for our Employee Christmas party! Thank you so much for coming by. Reach out to us on Facebook so we can invite you back on us!

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Every... Single... Time... we go up the hill, if it's early enough, we have to stop in at Murray Farm's!!! Most times we stop, we really don't need anything... I think it's more like wanting to support them, someway, somehow!!! Love you guys!!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 444JohnH
MurrayFamilyfarms, Farm Hand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We love you too! What could we change to get 4 stars?! We want you to be happy!

Reviewed 2 December 2018

Approximately half way between Bakersfield and Tehachapi is this fun rest stop/farmers market. There is a variety of locally made jams, jellies and candy. Also in the mix is fresh produce and a kitchen offering sandwiches and delicious baked goods. The market itself is very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnNV51
MurrayFamilyfarms, Farmhand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much John! You sure are the sweetest peach on the tree! We hope you come visit us again. How were the sandwiches? We're trying out something new in our kitchen so we'd love your feedback!

Reviewed 17 October 2018

We went to Murray on a Saturday. For October Fest for the kids . We got their early before the crowd. It is a great Place to take the Kids. The ages of the kids we took was a 3 year old and 4 year...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennifer R
MurrayFamilyfarms, Farmhand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great review! We had a little one visit us and pick strawberries in an all white suit! :O Tennis shoes are a great idea. Thank you so much for coming to visit us!

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Murray Farms is a great place to take the family. They always have seasonal events for the kids and they love meeting the animals. Make sure you give yourself some time, because there is lots to explore. My family loves picking their own strawberries, peahes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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MurrayFamilyfarms, Farmhand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You're the perfect pumpkin Mark! Thank you so much for coming by. This review warms our hearts, really! Families like yours are the reason we opened the Big Red Barn! Please come back soon!

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Nice respite after coming down the grueling Tehachapi pass.... but as far as the food goes ...it’s average at best ....the fruit is excellent but my God ...the prices ....the nuts and jarred jellies jams and so forth way expensive if you ask me .More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MurrayFamilyfarms, Farmhand at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Robert! We were reading your review and we thought you were right - so we switched up our entire restraunts menu and we've got a whole slew of new items to try. We're also sorry about the jellies. Being a small farm, we don't...More

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Karen A
17 October 2018|
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Response from MurrayFamilyfarms | Property representative |
The ticket price includes nearly everything! The only thing not included is our Paintball and potato gun! We hate having an extra charge, but the cost of potatoes and paintballs got out of control!
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Response from MurrayFamilyfarms | Property representative |
Hi there! We've updated our Website! Feel free to come to check us out there!
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