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Holmestead Farm U-Pick

We Have Produce. Order Now!

Updated September 11, 2014


M-W-F: 7:00 am – 2:00 pm. Sat: 8 am – 1 pm. Sun: Closed

PLEASE NOTE: We are selling 100% of what we are growing this season. The best method to assure you get what you want now is to call or email us and place your order including providing your phone number. This way, when the produce comes in, we will contact you and you will have your produce that day … Farm Fresh!


We have plenty of Purple Hull Peas – both shelled and in the shell – and Rattlesnake Pole Beans. We think these are some of the best we have ever grown here at Holmestead Farm. Don’t miss out!

OKRA: We know you’ve been waiting for it – it’s Okra time! Place your order today!

Black and Bronze Muscadines are here and they are DELICIOUS!

Due to some weird weather earlier this year, our figs are ripening extremely slow. We are now expecting them to be ripe in a few more weeks. Be sure to continue to watch our newsletter, our website, and our Facebook page regularly for updates on figs and other fruits and vegetables.


Who loves fried green tomatoes? We do! We have oodles of green tomatoes. And in 20-30 days, our new crop of eating tomatoes will be ripe and ready for sale.


More Tomatoes Coming Late Sep/Early Oct

We recently planted over 250 tomato plants in our Tunnel House. This mean when late September and/or early October rolls around, we will have delicious, garden fresh tomatoes available. So keep watching this newsletter and following our Facebook page to be the first to know when they are ready.


We planted 300 Collard Greens and 100 Cabbage that will be ready this fall. Garden fresh and OH SO GOOD! Watch this newsletter and follow our Facebook page to be the first to know when they are ready.

Homemade Jams, Jellies, Pepper Sauce, Pickles 

Our very own Mary (Mar-Mar to the grand kids) here at Holmestead Farm makes some of the best Pepper Sauce, Jelly, Jams, Pickled Banana Peppers, and Pickled Okra you have ever put in your mouth. And they are ready NOW! Order today and pick it up during your next visit.

Order Strawberry Plants Now for Planting in October

We are already planning for the 2015 strawberry season and all of you gardeners out there should be, too.

Now is the time to think about next year’s delicious strawberries. We are ordering tens of thousands of new strawberry plants to meet the demand next year. We will be planting them in October.

If you want strawberry plants to grow in your garden, call Bobby Holmes at 256-404-4316 very soon and get your name on the list. Don’t wait and miss out.

2014 Prices on 2015 Pre-Ordered Trees and Plants

We are getting close to ordering our nursery stock for winter 2015 planting. This is also in preparation for our BIG Winter Plant Sale that starts January 2015.

SAVE BIG – ORDER NOW … After December 31st, Prices Will Increase

Order with us now and get last year’s pricing on all fruit, flowering, and shade trees as well as berry bushes, vines, and more. To order, we will require your name, a deposit, and your phone number. Call Bobby Holmes at 256-404-4316 for more information and to order. To see a list of what we offered last year, visit our website page on trees and plants.

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Hours of Operations

Hours: M-W-F: 7: am – 2:00 pm.  Sat: 8 am – 1 pm. Sunday: Closed

Special Appointments, call Bobby Holmes at 256-404-4316


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.

We Are Ready For Your Visit

If we can brag a little, the farm looks absolutely beautiful. The fields and grounds are manicured. We’ve added picnic tables so pack a basket and enjoy some time with us. We have nice, clean restrooms and plenty of parking. Are you good at horseshoe pitching? Play a few games while you’re here. And FREE Ice Water for all.

Need directions? Get turn-by-turn directions on our website.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Be the first to know about what’s happening at the Farm … sign up for Holmestead Farm News via email – Click the image at right to get started.

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 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 Operation

Hours: M-W-F: 7: am – 2:00 pm.  Sat: 8 am – 1 pm. Sunday: Closed

Special Appointments, call Bobby Holmes at 256-404-4316

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