Nipomo, California: Luffa Farm

Nature's sponges, at least the kind that grow in a greenhouse, are the crop. The farm offers free walk-in tours and has a gift shop.

Address:
1457 Willow Rd, Nipomo, CA
Directions:
West of US Hwy 101, east of Hwy 1, along Willow Rd.
Hours:
W-Sun 10 am - 4 pm. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free.
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Luffa Farm

Great stop! Free tour, about 10 minutes long -- they seriously know their luffa info. Soaps were awesome too!

[Alexis, 03/24/2013]

Luffa crop coming in.

Luffa Farm

It's a farm which produces luffas, "Nature's sponges" (Well, aside from actual natural sponges). Provides free tours as well as paid, catered tours.

[Phil S., 08/14/2011]

"One of the only growers of luffa sponges in the USA that offers tours to the public" -- the farm grows about 6,000 luffas each year, eager to exfoliate. July 2012: Photo added.


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