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Avila Farm

David Avila

tel: 559.816.9056
13391 Fargo Ave
Hanford, CA 93230  

Avila & Sons

Market Days: 

Saturday - Pico
Sunday - Main St.


County of Production: Kings/Fresno
Acres of Farmland Cultivated: 36
Farming Since: 1969  


Year round: dried fruits, nuts, and nut butters
Winter: persimmons, walnuts, pecans, peanuts
Spring: cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, figs, plums, pluots, apples, prunes
Summer: peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, figs, apples
Fall: pistachios, almonds, peanuts, figs, apples, asian pears, grapes, persimmons, jujubees

Growing Practices: 

To control weeds: Round once a year
For pests: phaphone, copper, oil, and zinc
Fertilizers: None
To enhance/control size, flavor, ripeness or appearance: None
To increase soil fertility we use these cover crops: Oats & wheat

Farm History: 

My grandfather was a farmer and I used to help him. Then my grandfather passed and my mother took over so my brother and I did all the farming.  In 1969, I began farming on my own.  I married in 1974 and my wife knew and loved farming, so we spent our life farming.  We have 4 boys, two who are still in farming, Alexander and David Andrew.  Farming runs in our blood.  We grow our fruits and nuts with love.