Are you looking to satisfy your sweet tooth? Not your average candy store, Fudge Factory Farm in Placerville, CA, offers a mouthwatering array of homemade chocolate and fudge, candy apples, fresh-baked pies, berries, jams, gifts, flavored wines, and so much more. There are even farm animals and a separate play area for the kids! Whether you’re young or you’re simply young at heart, there is something for everyone to enjoy here. Before you go, request access to our complimentary Vacation Guide for more great recommendations about things to see and do during your Northern California getaway!
Here’s What You’ll Find at Fudge Factory Farm
1. Homemade Fudge
With more than 75 different types of fudge, you are sure to find a flavor you’ll like at Fudge Factory Farm! From rocky road and chocolate mousse to maple walnut and pumpkin pie, there’s an endless array of options to choose from. New flavors are added each year, and the store carries approximately 30 flavors at a time.
2. Candy Apples
In addition to fudge, Fudge Factory Farm offers more than 20 different types of candy-coated apples. Classics such as caramel, red candy, and fudge-covered apples are available. If you want to try something new, we recommend getting your apple covered with gummy bears, M & M’s, Oreos, or even cheesecake! You can also discover several other sweet treats here, including cotton candy, chocolate, caramel, truffles, ice cream sundaes, and more.
3. Delicious Baked Goods
Candy is not the only thing that this California fudge factory is known for. Another thing that sets this family-run farm apart from the rest is the great selection of farm-fresh goods! Organic apples, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries are all grown here. Then, the fruit is used in all of their fresh-baked pies, candies, jams, jellies, and sauces.
4. Excellent Wine
Is there any better combination than wine with chocolate? We don’t think so! Luckily, this candy store is also a winery that carries raspberry, blackberry, and apple wine. Enjoy a complimentary tasting with your fudge. Then, purchase a bottle of your favorite wine to take back home with you!
5. Outdoor Play Area
After you fill up on treats inside the store, make sure to get out and explore the farm. If you have kids, they will love all of the attractions in the outdoor play area. There are also several animals that make their home here, including alpacas, chickens, and honey bees. Don’t forget to snap a photo with Fudgie, the wooden bear!
Location and Hours of Operation
Fudge Factory Farm is located in Apple Hill. The address is 2860 High Hill Road in Placerville, CA. The store is open daily to the public from September through mid-December. During the weekends, they are open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Weekday hours vary by month. Check out their website for more information and plan to stop by during your stay at Eden Vale Inn!
Other Attractions in Apple Hill
After you visit Fudge Factory Farm, make sure to check out the other organic farms in Apple Hill. There are several of them, including High Hill Ranch, Boa Vista Orchards, and Goodness Orchard, to name a few. Or, sip your way through the best Apple Hill Wine Tasting Tours for a truly unforgettable experience. And, if you are visiting this autumn, you’ll definitely want to bring the kids to one of the local petting zoos, pumpkin patches, or nature trails. The possibilities are endless!
Enjoy More Sweet Treats at Eden Vale Inn
When it comes to lodging options near Apple Hill and Fudge Factory Farm, look no further than Eden Vale Inn! Our enchanting Placerville bed and breakfast is just minutes from all of these amazing attractions and offers the ideal accommodations for your stay. Our guest rooms are fully equipped with luxurious amenities, including private bathrooms, in-room fireplaces, and private patios or decks. During your stay, you can expect a complimentary gourmet breakfast to prepare you for a fun day of adventure. Then, come back home to the inn and unwind in the comfort of your intimate guest room.
Would you like to make your stay with us even sweeter? Book our Romance on Arrival Package to be greeted with a dozen red roses, a bottle of wine, champagne, or cider, and fresh truffles from our local chocolatier. So, what are you waiting for?
Book your Northern California getaway today. We look forward to welcoming you!