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Holmestead Farm U-Pick


Newsletter-Button Updated November 03, 2015

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Easy, Hassle-Free Gift Giving.
The Perfect Gift for the person who has everything. Our 2016 Holmestead Farm Gift Certificates are available now!

We handle everything – even mailing it to you or the gift recipient at the time you request. Contact the farm today, have your credit card ready, and order yours. Call 256-404-4316 or email to Totally “Hassle-Free” Gift Giving.

Our gift certificates are available in any amount you wish to purchase. They can be used at the farm starting with our January BIG Plant & Tree Sale or any time during our 2016 growing season. They can be used for U-Pick or We-Pick. Fruits, vegetables, berries, trees, plants and anything we grow and sell here at Holmestead Farm. Our Gift Certificates make the perfect gift for anyone.

We Accept Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks and Senior SFMNP checks.

New Winter Hours: M-W-F: 8 am-3:30 pm | Closed all other days


Our Japanese Persimmons are a non-astringent variety … they won’t pucker your mouth up

Most produce picked daily at Holmestead Farm. Any questions, all Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316.

  • Limited, end of season: Japanese Persimmons, Satsumas, Meyer Lemons, and Turnip Greens. Our Japanese Persimmons are a non-astringent variety … they won’t pucker your mouth up.
  • Field grown, tunnel house tomatoes – these are very good. Will be available until about December. Green and ripe.
  • New batches of delicious home-made Jams & Jellies
  • Berry Blossom Raw Honey

Our 2016 Strawberry Plants are in the ground!

We just finished planting 15,000+ strawberry plants for our 2016 season. Mark your calendar for spring 2016 to come and pick these awesome berries. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Facebook to be the first to know when all of our produce becomes available during the 2016 season.

COMING January 15, 2016: Our Annual Tree & Plant Sale

Take a sneak peak of what we usually offer during the BIG SALE.

We’re the Best U-Pick Farm in Alabama!

Alabama Institute for the Deaf visited on 17 June 2015

Alabama Institute for the Deaf visited on 17 June 2015

WHY? Because we have the best produce in east Alabama, nice, clean restrooms, a large picnic area, free ice water, and we love groups! And you won’t find a more manicured U-Pick farm anywhere – it’s so nice in our fields that you can pick barefoot and in shorts. Hope to see you soon!

When You Visit Holmestead Farm

We do everything we can to make your visit to Holmestead Farm fun and enjoyable. We have small wagons you can pull through the fields and rows, a comfortable rest area in the shade, clean restrooms, and free ice water. So don’t rush …. make time to really enjoy your visit to our farm. We can’t wait to see you soon!


Are You Following Holmestead Farm on Facebook?

If you haven’t LIKED our Facebook page, do so today and tell all your friends to subscribe to our newsletter, too – it’s easy … just go here.

Hours of Operations

Effective 02 Nov 15
M-W-F: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. Closed all other days


If you have a group, adults or children, that would like to visit the farm to pick or for educational purposes, give us a call and we will work to accommodate your schedule. We also have a very nice, large room at our produce shed that we let groups like Garden Clubs use for meetings and gatherings. Give us a call if interested in using it. We are also available for speaking engagements.

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We invite you to visit us at our beautiful 95 acre “U-Pick-Em” berry, fruit and vegetable farm located at the foothills of the Talladega National Forest in scenic east central Alabama. Centrally located between Talladega, Sylacauga and Ashland, Alabama, we’re only a short ride away and the scenery alone is worth the drive. Get directions.

6582 Clay Co. Rd. 7, Talladega, AL 35160

At Holmestead Farm you can go into our fields and vineyards and pick your own organic-fertilized and pesticide-free berries and fruit or buy it “ready-to-go” at our fruit shed. In season, we offer the finest tasting blackberries, blueberries and grapes in this part of Alabama. And we have muscadines, scuppernongs and lots of different fruit tress  … all pesticide free. Plus, we’re always expanding our vegetable offerings.

We’re on the Alabama Agri-Tourism Trail

Become a subscriber to our website and join our news list so we can update you when everything is ripe during the season.

We can’t wait to meet you, your family and friends and share the goodness of Holmestead Farm and God’s creation. Contact Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316 or

Hours of Operations

Effective 01 Sep 15
M-W-F: 7:00 am – 4:30 pm. Sat: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Sun: Closed




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