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Holmestead Farm U-Pick

Just a few more U-Pick weekends remaining for 2017. Our Japanese Persimmons and Satsumas are at their peak sweetness – now is the time to get them! They are SO sweet and delicious. The Muscadines & Scuppernongs are still producing strong and at peak sweetness … we have SO many we are willing to deal on pricing. You can Mix Muscadines and Scuppernongs.  Also this weekend, U-Pick Okra and Meyer Lemons.   

Also, it’s time to order your trees and fruit vines delivering in January 2018 … we can order anything we want. Winter is the time to plant. Our advice is FREE!

See below for info on a Fruit & Vegetable Farm Tour at the farm on Tuesday 24 October 2017 conducted by Extension Agents Dani Carroll and Chip East. 9 am to 11:30 am. Very informative program. Hope to see you there. 

For volume orders of produce, please call 256-404-4316 in advance to order!

HOURS: Mo – We – Fr – Sa: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Sun: 1-5 pm | Tu & Th: Closed

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

AT THE PRODUCE STAND THIS WEEK

Big Boy Peas, Tomatoes, Squash, and Cucumbers. We always have Home Made Jams, Jellies, Preserves, and our Holmestead Farm Honey, too. Great gifts!

Fresh homemade breads baked WED, FR & SAT!

Zucchini Bread, Apple Bread, Strawberry Bread, Peach Bread, Blueberry Bread, Pumpkin Bread, and Blackberry Bread.

Remember, picking times and availability can change depending on weather. We update our website and Facebook page on a regular basis so visit these often especially if you are driving a long distance.

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

Time to think about placing your orders for the trees and fruit vines you want to plant in winter 2018.

It may seem early to think about this but it’s not. We will soon start ordering fruit trees, nut trees, flowering trees, and fruit vines for out BIG annual winter Tree and Plant sale that will begin in January 2018. We can order anything you desire. Looking for large quantities? We can work on some discounts for large orders of trees and plants. Start thinking about what you want and need and call us and place your order. Have questions? We’re here to provide expert assistance and guidance. Call Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316 or bobbyrayholmes@yahoo.com. Tree and plant orders will require a deposit.

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Enjoy Our New Picnic Area

 

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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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.

Fall Season Hours
Mo – We – Fr – Sa: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Sun: 1-5 pm | Tu-Th: Closed
Any questions or need info, call 256-404-4316

 

 

 

 

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