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Holmestead Farm U-Pick

LATEST UPDATE

Newsletter-Button Updated July 20, 2015

Open Every Day
Monday thru Saturday: 8 am to 5 pm & Sunday: 1 pm to 5 pm

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

AVAILABLE THIS WEEK

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peache oneBlueberries Galore at $10/gallon U-Pick.

Plenty of Peaches picked daily.

Fresh Veggies & Produce!

Keep reading to find out what other delicious bounty is available at Holmestead Farm this week!  Call Bobby Ray Holmes in advance for large We-Pick orders at 256-404-4316.

AVAILABLE THIS WEEK:

Most produce picked daily at Holmestead Farm

  • Blueberry bushes loaded and at peak flavor; $10/gallon U-Pick.
  • Peaches: Fresh, juicy, and delicious. Picked daily.
  • Shelled purple hull peas
  • Grapes
  • Apples (limited variety)
  • Berry blossom Raw Honey
  • Tomatoes: Better Boys, Heirloom, & Cherry
  • Purple Hull Peas & Rattlesnake Beans – available by the pound or bushel
  • Yellow Squash – ready now – pre-order now for volume buys
  • Cucumbers – ready now – pre-order now for volume buys
  • Okra – Green and Red
  • Peppers – several varieties
  • Cantaloupes
  • Watermelons
  • Jams, Jellies, Apple Sauce, Apple Butter, Pepper sauce, fresh-made Zucchini bread

COMING SOON – PRE-ORDER NOW!

  • Pears: ready in 2-3 weeks; accepting pre-orders now for volume purchases.
  • Apples: ready in Aug, Sep, Oct; accepting pre-orders now for volume purchases.
  • Muscadines & Scuppernongs: Place your pre-paid orders now for Muscadines and Scuppernongs coming in September. These always sell out quickly.
  • Accepting pre-paid orders for large quantities (bushels ++) of: sweet corn, field corn, purple hull peas, squash, cucumbers, and tomatoes. We expect large quantities to be available for pickup in 2-3 weeks.

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!

FREE ICE COLD WATER

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Hours of Operations

Monday thru Saturday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

A QUICK REMINDER

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

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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 holmesteadfarm@yahoo.com.

Hours of Operations

Monday thru Saturday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

 

 

 

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