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Published November 23rd 2014
Grab some great dried fruit from these gardens in the gully
As one of only two remaining dried fruit shops in the Barossa Valley, and one of only a few in the whole of South Australia, Gully Gardens at Angaston has aced the dried fruit concept.

Gully Gardens
175 Gawler Park Road, Angaston

Gully Gardens specialises in 100% Australian farm grown dried fruit. The colourful line-up of dried fruit includes all manner of dried fruit, confectionery, dipped dried fruit and fruit logs including :

Sulphur free confectionery
Chocolate and yoghurt dipped dried fruit
Goodie baskets
and other various gift lines

Gully Gardens
Farm Shop - Steve Hudson

Gully Gardens is set on a beautiful 32 acre property, and has been run by the Steicke family for almost fifty years. Just outside of Angaston, it is a traditional mixed farm, with 8 acres devoted to fruit orchards, the source of Gully Gardens dried fruit and natural confectionery.

Gully Gardens
Fruit Logs - Steve Hudson

Gully Gardens
Confectionery - Steve Hudson

In 2006, Rick and Rosemary Steicke opened the Farm Shop offering dried and fresh fruit. As the popularity of the shop increased, they added new lines, all produced on their Gully Gardens property.

Gully Gardens
Extensive range - Steve Hudson

The Steickes continue to source fruit from their own or neighbouring orchards, hand picked, hand cut, dried and packaged on site, maintaining a treasured Barossa tradition.

Gully Gardens
Lots of dried fruit - Steve Hudson

The Farm Shop also has a small café / tea rooms where light snacks and tea / coffee are available. A short eight minute video of the processes involved in drying fruit coupled with some historical artifacts are also available for viewing for a nominal fee.

Gully Gardens
Riverland grown almonds - Steve Hudson

Gully Gardens is located at 175 Gawler Park Road, Angaston about 2km northeast of the township. The Farm Shop is open from 9:30am to 3pm from Tuesday to Saturday, or by special appointment.
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Why? Best dried fruit around
When: 930am-3pm Tuesday to Saturday
Phone: 8564 2606
Where: 175 Gawler Park Road, Angaston
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Yummo!!! Thank you for sharing your discovery via an excellent article & photos
by Jenny Pickett (score: 3|1714) 2009 days ago
Glad there is somewhere to get bulk dried fruit now we have lost the Angas Park store.
by justj (score: 0|2) 2005 days ago
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