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Sam Cobb Farms

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Fun and delicious!

We were in the Palm Springs area on vacation and looking for things to do. Friends told us that... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2019
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Fabulous Experience

We had the pleasure of spending an hour with Sam on his Date Farm. He was a joy to talk too... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
St. Albert, Canada
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Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We were in the Palm Springs area on vacation and looking for things to do. Friends told us that dates were a big thing out here and there were a few farms. The Sam Cobb farm does weekend tours and so we checked it out....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

We had the pleasure of spending an hour with Sam on his Date Farm. He was a joy to talk too. Explained the process of the Date Palm from sucker to full maturity, 21 years. A wonderful and amazing experience. Thank you Sam and good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank kayceejay153
Reviewed April 9, 2018

On a drive near Desert Hot Springs, we came across Sam Cobb’s date farm. We hadn’t set out to find or buy dates, but we had a great conversation with the owner, who provided context for his involvement in date farming, and on the different...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank dougnorm
Reviewed February 2, 2018

What a find!!! Maxine was SO welcoming. What a delight having someone share with such enthusiasm what they love doing. The dates are wonderful and I learned a ton.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank LeoW_DavidR
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We love dates and were very interested to learn about how they grow. Sam Cobb Farms fit the bill! Just 3 acres of Date trees, several varieties. Sam has a photo book of the Date plants in various stages of growth and will walk you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank janetmreynolds
Reviewed January 27, 2018

We drove to Sam Cobb,s Date farm today, certainly worth the drive. Ms. Maxine showed us around, told us to take all the photos that we wanted to take, and explained the whole process of growing dates, she was very nice, we certainly would recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank jenksok
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This little date farm stand is a short drive off the beaten track, well worth the drive. Sam has a wealth of information with a wicked sense of humour and an interesting story of how and why he got into date farming. His dates are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank johndO1791OR
Reviewed November 14, 2017

I happened to drive by one of Sam's signs and decided to pull in for some dates. First let me say that Sam is one of the nicest dudes I have ever met. You know how sometimes you meet someone and they just seem like...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 57chelseym
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Occasionally you encounter a hidden gem so compelling that a perfect 5-star rating just doesn’t seem high enough. Sam Cobb Farms is one of those attractions. OK, I know that date farms aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but my wife and I have been chomping...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank septyandcindy
Reviewed August 15, 2016

The dates are huge! Amazing taste and you get to buy from the owners. Several different varieties - we now make all smoothies with their dates!

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank nnewtgus
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