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Holmestead Farm U-Pick


Tuesday, 06 September 2016 – Remember – Operating Hours change Sept 7th.



Come and get ’em! Our scuppernong and muscadine vines are so loaded the support wires are breaking. U-Pick to your heart’s desire. We also have ’em We-Pick for a slightly higher price.


Don’t miss out on your share of our tasty and delicious canning and preserving pears. Our trees are loaded and ready for you to pick!

Open Letter to Our Customers

New open hours for Fall and Winter begin on September 6, 2016: Monday – Wednesday- Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Closed on Tuesday – Thursday – Sunday.


Order Your Figs Today!

Be sure to visit soon and get your share of muscadines and scuppernongs. We still have a great lineup of fresh vegetables, plus Okra and Purple Hull Peas by the bushel and peas available either shelled or unshelled. Also, tomatoes, peaches, apples, U-Pick muscadines, and scuppernongs.  And don’t forget to order your figs – these are available by order only so call Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316

Coming soon: Meyer lemons, Satsumas, Japanese Persimmons, and late apples.

Annual Tree Sale: Make note and wait to get your fall trees and plants from Holmestead Farm. Annual Plant Sale will begin on January 15, 2017. Available is certified fruiting berry vines, nut trees, flowering trees, and more.

Winter is the BEST time to plant so wait and purchase our certified trees and plants during our annual sale. Don’t pay more for lesser quality from the Big Box Stores and Mail Order houses. We have plants grown for our area and they are the BEST! Whatever you want you just let us know and we’ll make sure we have it during the sale. And if you have planting questions, just give us a call. We love to assist our gardening friend.

Thanks for a great 2016 season!

Bobby Ray & Mary



Muscadines & Scuppernongs Season Opened Aug 22nd

We know many of you have been waiting for the muscadines and Scuppernongs all season. Well, the season is here. U-Pick season begins Monday, 22 Aug 16.

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Myer Lemons, Satsuma, Japaneses Persimmons, and fall Apples

Frozen Juices for making jams & jellies

We have gallons of frozen juices ready for you to make those favorite jam and jelly recipes.


We still have wonderful, tasty peaches.

Also Available This Week

Okra & Purple Hull Peas
Get your okra and peas by the bushel – we have plenty. We also have peas already shelled. Peas available by pound, bushel, or shelled bags.

Full line of vegetables – just about anything you want.  Including watermelons and cantaloupes.

Any questions or to pre-order any of the above, call Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316.

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

Tomatoes, 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!

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Enjoy Our New Picnic Area

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!

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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Fall/Winter Hours of Operations
Mon – Wed – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm | Saturday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm | Tu – Th – Sun: Closed

Any questions or need info, call 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.

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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

Fall/Winter Hours of Operations
Mon – Wed – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm | Saturday: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm | Tu – Th – Sun: Closed

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





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