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Preview: Rocky Ford's Hirakata Farms celebrates the end of the 2018 season with release of Banded Oak's Hirakata Farms Crenshaw Melon IPA

Rocky Ford's Hirakata Farms celebrates the end of the 2018 season with release of Banded Oak's Hirakata Farms Crenshaw Melon IPA

Hirakata Farms grows a special row of Crenshaw melons just for the Banded Oak beer collaboration

Rocky Ford melon growing season kicks off with a taste of summer in a Crenshaw melon beer

Rocky Ford melon growing season kicks off with a taste of summer in a Crenshaw melon beer

Banded Oak Hirakata Farms Crenshaw Melon IPA is on tap for brewery’s second anniversary

Hirakata Farms toasts the end of the Rocky Ford melon season with limited edition beer and bottle release party

Hirakata Farms toasts the end of the Rocky Ford melon season with limited edition beer and bottle release party

Extend the Rocky Ford Cantaloupe season with a last sip of summer in a new beer from Banded Oak Brewing

Colorado Springs taphouse Tap Traders to host a tapping party for Rocky Ford's Hirakata Farms new melon beer for fall 2017!

Colorado Springs taphouse Tap Traders to host a tapping party for Rocky Ford's Hirakata Farms new melon beer for fall 2017!

Banded Oak's Hirakata Farms Crenshaw Melon IPA celebrates the end of the Rocky Ford Cantaloupe season

Hirakata Farms introduces a new melon beer for fall 2017!

Hirakata Farms introduces a new melon beer for fall 2017!

Banded Oak's Hirakata Farms Crenshaw Melon IPA celebrates the end of the Rocky Ford Cantaloupe season

Hirakata Farms Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ Coloring Contest guarantees refreshing cuteness at Little Man Ice Cream

Hirakata Farms Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ Coloring Contest guarantees refreshing cuteness at Little Man Ice Cream

Public invited to join coloring contest, win prizes, play games and taste Colorado’s famous cantaloupe and special Rocky Ford Watermelon mojito sorbet

New chef de cuisine puts summer melon salad on the menu at The Broadmoor’s Summit restaurant

New chef de cuisine puts summer melon salad on the menu at The Broadmoor’s Summit restaurant

Hirakata Farms’ Rocky Ford Cantaloupe and Honeydew melons featured in innovative salad at Broadmoor Hall’s Summit French Bistro

Hirakata Farms releases Worth the Wait Cantaloupe Gose beer to toast end of the 2016 Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ season

Hirakata Farms releases Worth the Wait Cantaloupe Gose beer to toast end of the 2016 Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ season

Rocky Ford Growers Association reports near sell out of 4 million cantaloupes during the summer 2016 harvest

5th Annual Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ Creations Cook-off heating up this Sunday at Little Man Ice Cream in Denver

5th Annual Rocky Ford Cantaloupe™ Creations Cook-off heating up this Sunday at Little Man Ice Cream in Denver

Public welcome to come taste delicious dishes created by local chefs

Rocky Ford farmers respond to consumer demand for organic melons

Rocky Ford farmers respond to consumer demand for organic melons

Hirakata Farms ships record amount of organic melons to market this season

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About Hirakata Farms

Hirakata Farms is committed to bringing our customers safe and quality produce. Our family farm covers more than 1200 acres around Rocky Ford Colorado’s Arkansas Valley. We consider ourselves stewards of this land that we’ve been so very fortunate to farm for more than 100 years. We’re dedicated to using our water and other natural resources wisely to ensure that future generations benefit from our legacy.

We are, and always have been committed to the safety and integrity of our produce. Hirakata Farms is a member of the Rocky Ford Growers Association and the lead packer for Rocky Ford Cantaloupe, a melon which has had a perfect safety record since 1887. When you see the Hirakata Farms/Rocky Ford Growers Association sticker you will know our cantaloupes, watermelons, and honeydews have been grown and packaged following stringent national safety procedures.


Hirakata Farms
Rocky Ford, Colorado