Agritainment = Agriculture + Entertainment ; farm-based entertainment

Hayden Flour Mill at Sossaman Farms

22100 S Sossaman Rd

Taste Arizona History at Hayden Flour Mills, a family-owned flour mill focused on native seeds and growing hand cultivated heritage grains with minimal processing. Sossaman Farms has been growing wheat for more than 100 years in Queen Creek and visitors can enjoy a full-sensory culinary experience that starts with a tour of their milling operation. Hayden Flour Mills showcases flavorful grain and its importance to the American diet highlighting everything from artisan breads, pasta and wheat berries to bourbon, craft brews, grain-based oils and more.

Schnepf Farms

24810 S Rittenhouse Rd

This fourth-generation family farm and the largest organic peach grower in Arizona is a must-do in the Queen Creek area. If planning a day trip, make sure to visit the website and see what's happening that week on the farm. Guests may be able to experience everything from peach picking to watching a historical re-enactment, enjoying a classic car show, or an antique craft fair, fireworks, one of the unique seasonal farm festivals, ice skating, or picking veggies in the u-pick garden. Designated an Arizona Treasure by the Governor, Schnepf Farms is open 10 months a year (closed July 5th through Labor Day) Seasonal events include: Pumpkin and Chili Party, Winter Wonderland, Peach Blossom Festival, Dinner Down the Orchard, Easter Egg-citement and 4th of July Fireworks Celebration.

Queen Creek Olive Mill

25062 S Merdian Rd

Arizona's only family-owned and operated working olive mill and farm, where olives are grown and pressed for the production of high-quality extra virgin olive oil. Experience their Olive Oil 101 class and enjoy complimentary tastings of oils, olives and vinegars. Visitors are invited to dine at the Mill's Tuscan-inspired eatery featuring fresh gourmet sandwiches, paninis as well as soups, gelato and fresh roasted espresso from Superstition Coffee. Relax in their olive grove with libations at The Pit, featuring specialties from the grill.

Photo: Teresa Arbisi

Fresh Foodie Trail®

Queen Creek is in Arizona’s Fresh Foodie Trail®, a guide to agritourism in the East Valley. Find more places and information:

Hayden Flour Mills at Sossaman Farms

19101 E Ocotillo Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Queen Creek Olive Mill

25062 S Meridian Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Schnepf Farms

24810 S Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

The Pork Shop

3359 E Combs Rd, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140

Vertuccio Farms

4011 S Power Rd, Mesa, AZ 85212

Windmill Winery

1140 W Butte Ave, Florence, AZ 85132

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