Farmer Bob Goes Social

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Farmer Bob of Alida’s Fruits goes social with his YouTube video, “Jammin’ with Farmer Bob!,” sharing his love for those famous Palisade peaches and homemade jams, jellies, syrups and other western Colorado fruit products.

Jammin' with Farmer Bob! on YouTube

Who knew making gourmet jams and holiday food gifts would get me started on YouTube?

Bob Helmer of Alida’s Fruits in Palisade, Colorado, along with his homemade jams take center stage with his recent YouTube video, “Jammin’ with Farmer Bob!” In addition, Farmer Bob, along with his assortment of chocolate dipped fruit, Palisade peach salsa and holiday gift boxes, joined Facebook. You too may become a fan of Alida’s Fruits and Farmer Bob on Facebook.

“I’m looking forward to communicating with my customers in this new and exciting way,” Farmer Bob said. “I can’t wait to hear how our Colorado fruit gifts are used or given this holiday season.”

Farmer Bob has become a Colorado icon with his orchard and commercial kitchen at Alida’s Fruits in Palisade, Colorado. Every year Bob Helmer creates his homemade jams, jellies, syrups, salsas and chocolate dipped fruit from the product of western Colorado orchards, including Palisade peaches. Alida’s Fruits are available at the retail stores located at 3402 C ½ Rd., Palisade, Colorado, and 500 Main St., Grand Junction, Colorado, or online to be shipped anywhere within the continental United States at    

“I’m excited about going social,” Farmer Bob said. “Who knew making gourmet jams and holiday food gifts would get me started on YouTube?”

About Alida’s Fruits
Perfectly situated in the heart of western Colorado's fruit country, Alida's Fruits offers a delightful combination of good old-fashioned agriculture and modern entrepreneurship. "Farmer Bob" and Alida Helmer have spent years working the land, tending their orchards, and concocting a delicious variety of home canned products from the fruits of their labor. Whether you're looking for a tasteful Colorado gift idea, Palisade peaches or just want to indulge yourself, Alida's Fruits offers fresh fruits in season and homemade jams, gourmet jellies, fresh fruit syrups and more in beautiful Colorado gift boxes year–round. In addition, Palisade Pride offers a delightful variety of chocolate dipped fruits. To learn more about Alida’s Fruits and to order online, visit


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