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Holmestead Farm U-Pick

We still have peaches – probably another 3 weeks!

Our peaches are outstanding this year, don’t miss out. We think they are the best! We now have “Clear Seed” or Freestone peaches!

It’s U-Pick Time!
Pick your own Grapes, Apples, Figs, Beans & Okra.

Grapes are almost done and we are selling what’s remaining at 1/2 price @ $1.00/lb. Pick all you want. Great for those special jams and jellies and of course, that special wine.

We have Red Okra @ $35/bushel – great price and it’s great!

We now have canning tomatoes by the box – pre-order large quantities.

Buy the following in any quantity you want, including by the bushel: Okra – Rattlesnake Beans – Purple Hull Peas; hulled or shelled – Yellow Squash – Zucchini – Cucumbers

Shelled Peas – 4 varieties of Peppers – Eggplant – Butternut Squash – Spaghetti Squash – New Potatoes – Watermelons – Cantaloupes – Vidalia Onions – Fresh Made Fruit Breads – Holmestead Farm Honey – Home Made Jams & Jellies – Frozen Blueberries in 1/gallon bags – and more!

Muscadines are starting to ripen up so we have a limited quantity right now. Full season in 2-3 weeks – get ready!


Any questions or need info, call 256-404-4316

Directions to the farm – click here.

NEW SUMMER HOURS: Mo & We & Fr & Sa: 8 am – 5 pm | Tu & Th: 8 am – 3 pm

Sun: Closed until Feb 2019 for Annual Tree & Plant sale. On bad weather days, call to make sure we’re open.


We sell just about everything we grow during summer vegetable season. By ordering now, you will guarantee you will have what you want. And this year, we are growing some sweet corn. Keep in mind, you need to use the corn as soon after it is picked for the best quality taste.
During season we offer vine-ripened tomatoes, green tomatoes, cucumbers, yellow squash, zucchini squash, rattlesnake beans, peas, shelled peas, okra, peppers, watermelons, cantaloupes, potatoes, sweet corn, and more. By the bushel: okra, peas, and beans. We also have Holmestead Farm honey, home made jams, jellies, preserves, and fruit breads.
Pre-orders require a credit card deposit to hold and you must pick up your order or there will be a cancellation charge. We have had some instances over the years where folks order but never come to pick up and this just isn’t fair to others wanting to purchase farm fresh vegetables. We hope you understand.
Call Bobby Ray Holmes to order or if you have any questions at 256-404-4316.

We are now approved to take SNAP (Food Stamps).

If you are driving a long distance, it’s always good to call ahead and make sure we have plenty of what you want. Any questions or need info, call 256-404-4316

Forms of payment: We accept cash, local checks, MC, VISA, Discover, SNAP (Food Stamps) Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) checks and Senior SFMNP checks.

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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Enjoy Our New Picnic Area

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

New Summer Hours
Mo & We & Fr & Sa: 8 am – 5 pm | Tu & Th: 8 am – 3 pm | Sun: Closed

Any questions or need info, call 256-404-4316






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