• Welcome to Ela Family Farms

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GROWING NEWS:
Harvest time has come to a close. We’ve started the nurturing process of pruning each and every one of our 30,000 or so trees by hand. We’re also in the process of taking out a grand old peach block which has been a great producer but which finally succumbed to age and disease. It’ll be ready for another round of life in new trees come springtime! Thank you each and all for your support throughout this year’s light fruit season. Hopefully the trees will have stored up some great energy and we’ll have a bountiful 2018 sans late spring killer frosts!

You can still order Gift Packs online with us – check this out!
(A handwritten note with your message is included, and you can add high-quality gift wrapping to your package.)

CREATE YOUR OWN GIFT BOX or SEND AN EASY PICK
        
The Whole Farm Gift Pack          Orchard Gift Pack                   Tree Gift Pack        .
        
.      Branch Gift Pack                   Twig Gift Pack              Individual OG Dried Fruit
                  
.           Individual Apple Sauces           Individual Jams, Jellies & Fruit Butters

We gift wrap any of our gift packs, or any gift you put together, in a high quality paper with jute package wrap and bow. ($5 per gift) A handwritten personal message is always included for free!

Please call with any questions. 970-872-3448
Please place a separate order for each recipient!

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Located on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains outside of Hotchkiss, Colorado, our ninety-nine acre organic fruit farm is dedicated to growing the best-tasting peaches, apples, pears, plums, cherries, and heirloom tomatoes around.  We are the only certified organic, fourth generation orchard in the Rocky Mountain West – the mouth-watering fruit we grow is the result of generations of farming wisdom, innovation, and experience.

All our products are certified organic and are only made from fruit we grow on our family farm. We only use fruit picked at its peak of flavor. And, best of all, we don’t add any sugar or other flavorings to our great tasting applesauces, fruit butters, and cider. For our jams, we use a reduced sugar recipe that lets you taste our fruit.

We ship our fruit gift packs throughout the country, sell directly at farmers markets on the Front Range, and sell wholesale to specialty food stores and gourmet restaurants throughout Colorado. From “Oh-my-god” delicious peaches (a phrase we hear often at our markets) and crisp, munchable apples to our tempting line of organic jams, sauces, dried fruit, and applesauce, we are growers who hang our hat on outstanding flavor.

We invite you to use this site to learn more about us, read about our family farming heritage in the history section, and find some great recipes. If you’re here for fruit, head right to the “find our fruit” or “fruits we grow” pages; or order one of our fantastic fruit gift packs. You can also learn of the farmers markets, CSA’s (community supported agriculture), and retailers where we sell our fresh fruit and see what people are saying about us.

Thanks to Bill Powers for original music, and to
Joe Baran and Mignon Macias for video.

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