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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

You Need to Visit the Farm Today! 

Look what’s available this week.

Frozen Blueberries
Already picked and ready for pick up. $20 per gallon bag – frozen.

The Grapes are Ready!
Red, Black, and White grapes are ready! These do not last long. They are delicious.

Purple Hull Peas
Available by the pound, bushel, or shelled bags. We have our own shelling machine! We can also shell your home grown peas. Just bring ’em out to the farm and we’ll have them shelled in a jiffy. For pricing information, contact Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316.

Tomatoes
We have Better Boy and Cherokee Purple Heirlooms available now. They go fast! Call to order large quantities.

Early Apples
We have 2 varieties if early apples. They are good!

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PLUS …. Look at all the fresh vegetables and fruits we have for you this week:

Yellow & Zucchini Squash, Butternut Squash, Spaghetti Squash, Regular & Pickling Cucumbers, Sweet Onions, Watermelons & Cantaloupes, Purple Hull Peas, Rattlesnake Beans, Butter Beans, Okra, Sweet White Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Red Potatoes, Farm Fresh Honey, and Homemade Jams, Jellies, Breads, & Sauces.

Thank You!

THANK YOU for our busiest summer EVER! We sincerely appreciate your business and also for the referral of our farm to your many friends and family!

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Enjoy Our New Picnic Area

Don’t forget Holmestead Farm is a family destination … bring your lunch and enjoy our picnic area.

NOTE: If you are seeking volume amounts of veggies for canning and pickling, place your order NOW. Call 256-404-4316. 

2015 Preserves Jam Jellies-smThe bees have been working hard so we have plenty of our almost-world-famous Holmestead Farm pure honey for  sale as well as homemade Jams, Jellies, Sauces, homemade Breads, and Sorghum Syrup.

Holmestead Farm … Your Local Source for Excellent Trees & Plants

When You Visit Holmestead Farm for U-Pick

50 cent signIce cold bottled waterWe 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 soft drinks for only 50¢ each, and bottled water and a variety of snacks for only 25¢ each. So don’t rush …. make time to really enjoy your visit to our farm. We can’t wait to see you soon!

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Hours of Operations
M-W-F & SA: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

No picking on TU & TH. If long drive, please call to check on availability: 256-404-4316

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

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 holmesteadfarm@yahoo.com.

Hours of Operations
M-W-F & SA: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Sun: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

No picking on TU & TH. If long drive, please call to check on availability: 256-404-4316

 

 

 

 

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