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The Luffa Farm

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Address: 1457 Willow Road, Nipomo, CA
Phone Number: 805-343-0883
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We received our own private tour which was extremely informative about the luffas and the impact of the drought on agriculture. The owner is very pleasant and we laughed a lot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

We received our own private tour which was extremely informative about the luffas and the impact of the drought on agriculture. The owner is very pleasant and we laughed a lot. They have a variety of other products for sale and purchased some as we are limited with motorcycles. Lots of handcraft yard ornements to show their other talents. Highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

What a gem we found in Nipoma. Throughly enjoyable..informative & educational. The lady that owns it was so sweet & accommodating. The tour is free but she also does it for groups for $5 a person she gives a more in depth tour & serves lemonade & cookies she bakes. A worthwhile stop when you are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Not your ordinary luffa. Much nicer and better for your skin. A little funky place that answers all your questions and you actually see the luffa growing and how they pick and clean them. Hidden gem Sandra

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Pismo Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

If you are a visitor or even a local, the Luffa farm is a must-do! This is one of only a few luffa farms in the US. It is a small private business growing all their own luffa plants. The grounds are charming, they also make a nice selection of soaps and body care products. Every time we have a... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

I always look for quirky little places to visit when I travel and this fit the bill. My sister thought luffas were like sponges and came from the ocean so she was shocked to learn they grow on vines like squash or cucumbers. It's a small farm so it didn't take long for the tour but it was very interesting... More 

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Petaluma, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Happened to see signs advertising for Luffa Farm and decided to stop. A small "mom and pop" operation, included a short tour with explanation of process of Luffas as well as a small gift shop where you could buy your own Luffa. A fun but short experience. Worth seeing though.

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

My friend had this visit planed and i was a little hesitate but have to say by far what a great surprise. Called the Luffa Farm but it's a home with 3 large greenhouses on in which the grow luffas. The owner came out & told us of the story in starting the farm for his wife & how the... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

I told my wife and daughter that I wanted to visit the Luffa Farm, and they both looked at me like I was crazy. First, neither knew that Luffa was part of the cucumber family (neither did I until I took the tour). We all thought the were related to sponges. And we were also surprised to find out you... More 

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San Luis Obispo County, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a lovely little place with some delightful landscaped areas and some nice products. If you've got some extra minutes while cruising Hwy 1, stop in for a tour. Great for kids to stretch their legs.

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Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

It waas neat to see how the Luffa sponge comes to being then on to market. very informative and nice to walk the pretty and peacefulgrounds.

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