Local farms near El Paso are offering fresh U-Pick Cherries, pecans, ice cream, and other sweet treats, and makes for a nice quick getaway for families too.

The coronavirus pandemic has had families stuck indoors for months now. With no place to go, local farms might be a nice reprieve while picking up some fresh fruits and treats for the whole family.

Cadwallader Mountain Farms

Cadwallader Mountain Farms is located about an hour and 45 minutes out of El Paso which makes it a nice drive for families who have been stuck at home due to the coronavirus. The farm offers a fresh bounty of apples and peaches and coming up on June 11th they will be open for U-Pick Cherries.

  • Cherries price per pound will be $4.00 with a discount for volume purchases
  • Hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Weekends from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Also, no pets are allowed in the orchard
  • Location 13 Mountain Park Rd, Mountain Park, New Mexico
  • For more information call 575-682-2351

Ramirez Pecan Farm

Ramirez Pecan Farm is located in Clint, TX, and depending on what side of the city you live on it can be up to a 30-minute drive. This farm offers everything from pecans, a variety of pecan ice cream flavors, zucchini, and banana pecan bread, cookies, biscochos to name but a few of its sweet treats.

For pick up or contactless delivery visit RamirezPecanFarm.com or call 915-851-2003. Free delivery is also available anywhere in El Paso on orders above $25. Orders under $25 will include a $5 delivery fee. Deliveries are made on Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays.

  • Ramirez Pecan Farm is located at 13709 N Loop Dr, Clint, Texas
  • Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. / Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • For more info call 915-851-2003

Ramirez Pecan Farms is currently offering the following:

  • Shelled Pecans - $8 per pound (Summer Sale)
  • 8oz Maple Butter Pecan Ice Cream $4
  • 15oz Maple Butter Pecan Ice Cream $6
  • 24 oz Strawberry lemonade w/ mason jar $7
  • 24oz Agua de Nuez with mason jar $7
  • Carrot pineapple pecan bread $6
  • Zucchini Pecan Bread $6
  • Banana Pecan Bread $6
  • Double Chocolate Pecan Bread with Maple Butter Pecan Ice Cream $13
  • Southern Pecan Pie $16
  • Homemade Maple Butter Pecan Ice Cream $16
  • In-shell Pecans $3 per pound
  • Cookies per dozen $4.50