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Updated May 17, 2015

Strawberries Are Back!

The strawberries are doing better so we will be open longer next week, including next Sunday. The strawberries are delicious!

New Open Hours Effective 18 May.
M-W-F-SA: 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm to 5 pm

All Shrubbery 1/2 Price & Azaleas Special Prices

Starting 03 May 2015 ALL Shrubbery plants are 1/2 price. All Azaleas are at Special Pricing based on size and quantity. Now is the time to get some high quality plants at exceptional sale prices. Don’t miss out. Visit today.

Green Plums Ready in about 2 Weeks

Green Plums will be ready in about 2 weeks. Call Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316 to place your order.

Guarantee Your Vegetables – Pre-Order Now!

Attention Volume Vegetable Buyers
  • Rattlesnake Pole Beans
  • Purple Hull Peas
  • Tomatoes
  • Okra
  • Squash
  • Cucumbers
  • Peppers

If you LOVE fresh vegetables and LOVE to put them up for later consumption, you’re a volume buyer. And we want YOU to be sure you get what you want from our farm. To guarantee your supply of the best vegetables in east central Alabama, place your orders NOW with us. We do require a deposit for pre-ordering of vegetables. Call Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316 or we can discuss when you visit to pick strawberries. Guarantee Your Veggies Now!

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!

2015 Annual Tree & Plant Sale Still Going On

Your Local Source for Excellent Plants

Review the lists of plants and trees we offer – click here.

Thousands of trees and plants to choose from! And so much less than the competition. 

Competition Fruit Tree Prices: $21 to $24 + Tax

Holmestead Farm Tree Prices: $12 to $13 TOTAL


These are not the plants sold in the Big Box retail stores. Our plants are from certified commercial nurseries backed by local University research and support. Excellent root stock and the correct variety for our growing area. Plus, when you shop with Holmestead Farm, you get the advantage and benefit of our knowledge and experience we’ve gained right here on our own farm. We’ve done all the experimenting and trial and error so you don’t have to. Have a growing or plant question? Just ask. We love to share knowledge and talk about farming and gardening.

Grow your own blueberries and other fruits!

SAVE BIG ….. Don’t Miss the Holmestead Farm Annual Tree & Plant Sale.

You’ll save BIG bucks on our trees, plants and vines because we sell to the public at Wholesale/Nursery prices. Our plants are sold as bare-root packaged as well as in various size pots. Don’t see what you want? Not to worry. Whatever you want we can procure it for you. Call 256-404-4316 or email Bobby Ray at

Homeowner Fruit Tree Package Deal

10 Fruit Trees for $110

Homeowner Fruit Tree Package

This year, we have put together a “Homeowner Fruit Tree Special Package Deal.” The package includes:
2 Apple Trees – 2 Peach Trees – 2 Plum Trees – 2 Pear Trees – 2 Fig Trees.

Plus, you get our knowledge, experience, and advice for FREE!

Our Usual Offerings

Look over the listings here to review the wide selection we have on sale. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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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.

Spring Hours of Operations

Effective 18 May 2015

M-W-F-SA: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. By appointment on closed days – call Bobby Ray 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.

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

Spring Hours of Operations

Effective 04 May 2015

M-W-F: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. Sat: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Sun: Closed. By appointment on closed days – call Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316. 




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