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Holmestead Farm U-Pick

FIELD CORN IS READY! IT IS ONLY FOR A LIMITED TIME. COME AND GET IT. IT’S THE BEST!

PLENTY OF U-PICK THIS WEEKEND!

Figs Are Here and it’s our biggest crop ever – time to make those delicious jams and jellies! July Prince Peaches – oh so good! Grapes – Blue & Red. Rattlesnake Beans. Purple Hull Peas. 10 varieties of Apples.

Now taking orders for Purple Hull Peas by the bushel – shelled or not. And orders on Canning Tomatoes by the Box; Pickling Cucumbers; Corn; Okra; Squash; and Rattlesnake Beans.

AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND

  • Field Corn & Sweet Corn

  • Watermelons: red, yellow and seedless + sweet cantaloupes

  • U-Pick Figs, Peaches, Grapes, Rattlesnake Beans, Purple Hull Peas, and 10 Apple varieties.

  • Loaded with Better Boy tomatoes – best for Mater sandwiches!

  • Yellow squash, zucchini squash, and red & sweet potatoes. Cucumbers, onions, and corn.

  • Raw, parched, and boiled peanuts. Fresh baked fruit breads on Fridays and Saturdays – they go fast. And as always, our home made jams, jellies, preserves, fudge and our Holmestead Farm Honey.

Fresh frozen: purple hull peas, squash, peaches, cleaned strawberries in Gals., Qts., and Pints.

There is still time to place orders for summer produce! We are planting more of our summer produce now: Beans, peas, okra, squash, tomatoes, corn, cucumbers and more. Guarantee your supply – call 256-404-4316 to learn more and place your order.

Call 256-404-4316.

Hours: Mo thru Sa: 8 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday 1-5 pm.

GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE NOW. The perfect gift that keeps on giving all year long. Good for gift baskets; produce all year long; trees, plants, and vines at our BIG Winter Plant Sale; and more!

WHAT’S AT THE HOLMESTEAD PRODUCE HOUSE?

  • Home made jams, jellies, preserves, syrup, pickles, chow-chow, peach & apple butter, and more!
  • Delicious Holmestead Farm Honey from our own bees!
  • Juices and ciders made from Holmestead 2018 fruit!
  • Fresh baked fruit breads made from Holmestead Farm fruits from 2018.
  • Home made fudge including peanut butter and chocolate.
  • Raw, Boiled and Parched peanuts.
  • Home made peanut brittle.
  • Fresh frozen from our farm 2018 crops:
    • Purple Hull Peas: 1 & 2 lb packs and 1 gallon packs
    • Rattlesnake beans snapped: 1 lb packs
    • Breaded sliced okra ready to fry!
    • Sliced squash
    • Muscadines, Scuppernongs, and Blueberries in gallon packs
    • Peaches and strawberries in gallon packs

Directions to the farm @ https://holmesteadfarm.com/directions/

HOURS: Mo thru Sa: 8 am – 5:00 pm; Su: 1-5 pm.

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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A QUICK REMINDER

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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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Be the first to know about what’s happening at the Farm … sign up for Holmestead Farm News via email – Click the image at right to get started.

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: Mo thru Sa: 8 am – 5:00 pm; Su: 1-5 pm.

Any questions or need a special appointment, call 256-404-4316

 

 

 

 

 

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