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The Luffa Farm

1457 Willow Road, Nipomo, CA
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Nipomo
Type: Factory Tours
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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I Love Luffa Farm. I found it so simple yet so wonderful I cannot wait to go back. I learned so much. Not only about Luffa (definitely things I didn't know) to things about many herbs. I would totally recommend!!

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SF Bay Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

i've been using luffas for my showers / baths since i was little -- my mom's sister would send them to us from el salvador, where she was from. a few years back, i found them on line. when i ran out, i picked some up at target -- but they quickly began to mildew inside the strands. i had... More

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Corona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

The Luffa Farm is worth the side trip off the 101 freeway near Nipomo. This is a family business and they love what they do. You learn why their luffas are soft while the imports are harsh to the skin. They offer a variety of luffa sizes, bath teas, fizzies and other assorted neat gifts. Be sure to take the... More

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California City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Very neat little farm. Jeffrey was a energetic and informative tour guide. Like many others, I had no clue that luffas grow on vines ! The folks at the farm grow all kinds of herbs - not just the luffas - and make soaps and other bath products, etc.there on the premises (sans all the usual chemicals your get in... More

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Nipomo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

I have visited the Luffa Farm on two occasions. They were welcoming and very knowledgable of their products. The luffas are far superior to those sold in stores. They last for years! I also enjoy the lavender face mask I purchased, it was made with lavender grown at the farm it's great for stress relief. One of my visits was... More

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central coast Calif
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

When you see the Luffa farm signs and not sure as you drive up...It turns into a fascinating mini tour of a farm actually growing Luffas. Who knew that Luffas are a plant... I always assumed they were manufactured in Mexico or China. Its worth the side trip to see this gem.

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Nipomo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Interesting and nice gifts. You will find t fascinating about how they grow luffa and there are some very nice gifts for friends and family to purchase

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We have passed the signs along the road several times. Decided to visit when grandchildren came. What a little hidden gem in Nipomo! It is a small family run farm, and YES they give free tours. We all were intrigued with the way luffas grow. The gentleman that gave the tour made it fun and interesting. They have a small... More

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Santa Maria, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

once i got out of the car a nice lady greeted us then i saw a dead racoon i screamed and i told the lady then she told her father. he said ooh yah i shot them .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

Learn something new. Did u know that sponges grow on gourd vines ? Neither did I. Our friend took us to see the farm from Shell Beach & it was fun & interesting. Nice views on the way. They also have lavender products.

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