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Best Things to do in Bakersfield

The Farm was recently mentioned in Vacation Idea’s Web Magazine as one of the best thing to do in Bakersfield! “Murray Family Farms are a delightful mix fun and a true family working farm. Bring the kids for a lot of fun, but also to see all the hard work involved in bringing delicious fruits more »

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Salas Recognizes Murray Family Farms as Small Business of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 16, 2014 Contact: Jillian Rice (661) 335-0302 Salas Recognizes Murray Family Farms as Small Business of the Year 32nd Assembly District Small Business of the Year SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) today honored Murray Family Farms as Small Business of the Year for the 32nd Assembly District. “Murray Family Farms more »

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U Pick Cherries In May!

U-PICK CHERRY EVENT NOW OVER Due to unusual central valley weather conditions, the cherry season in the southern valley vicinity has ended. This means there are literally no cherries hanging on our trees for picking. Very sorry for the disappointment and inconvenience if you were planning to visit us for U-pick entertainment. Please phone us more »

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Murray Family Farms – An Agritourism Success

By Howard Gibson – Kern County Valley Ag Voice Agritourism is defined simply as an agriculturally based operation that brings visitors to a farm or ranch. Here in Kern County we have one of our state’s more successful operations, the local family owned, Murray Family Farms. The diverse agritourism operation offers everything from on-site bakeries, more »

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Cherry Festival worth a pit stop

The Bakersfield Californian – May 8, 2013 By Stefani Dias With so much going on this weekend, you really need to cherry-pick your activities. Luckily, Murray Family Farms makes that easy with its second annual Cherry Festival. “(Cherries are) something that everybody is drawn to,” said Abel Varela, produce supervisor at Murray Family Farms. “You more »

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Almond, fruit growers count losses following weekend storm

The Bakersfield Californian – May 7, 2013 By James Burger Sunday’s fierce, day-long wind storm hit Kern County’s stone fruit and almond growers hard over the weekend — stripping cherries, peaches and plums off trees, ripping through almond orchards and uprooting thousands of the shallow-rooted trees. The blow to almond growers, who produce Kern County’s more »

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Chow-chow

Chow-chow is a pickled relish made from a combination of vegetables. It is eaten by itself or as a condiment on fish cakes, mashed potatoes, biscuits and gravy, pinto beans, hot dogs, hamburgers and other foods. 16oz. Ingredients Chow-chow – Cabbage, onions, vinegar, pure cane sugar, carrots, peppers, salt, mustard seed, celery seed, and spices. more »

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