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Holmestead Farm U-Pick

HARD FREEZE COMING EARLY NEXT WEEK! LAST WEEKEND FOR U-PICK ON: JAPANESE PERSIMMONS. THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND NEXT WEEK WE WILL STILL HAVE U-PICK ON SATSUMAS, MEYER LEMONS, COLLARDS, AND TURNIP GREENS.

OUR SATSUMA CROP THIS SEASON IS OUTSTANDING. SO SWEET AND JUICY AND WE ARE LOADED WITH THEM. COME GET YOUR SHARE OF THIS SEASONAL FRUIT NOW! U-PICK

THIS MAY BE OUR BEST CROP OF JAPANESE PERSIMMONS – YOU MUST TRY- THEY ARE DELICIOUS! DON’T MISS U-PICKING THIS SEASONAL FRUIT.

Our Meyer lemons are here! Delicious, sweet, and juicy. A bit sweeter than regular lemons, with a discernible orange flavor. Folks snatch ’em up quickly so come get your share this weekend.

FOR YOUR FALL DECORATING WE HAVE PUMPKINS & BUNDLES OF DRIED CORN STALKS.

JUST IN: New crop of Graded High Oil Content Pecans, full of flavor – Jonathon & Jonagold Apples – New crop of Holmestead Farm Honey – Frozen 2019 Purple Hull Peas!   

Questions? Call 256-404-4316.

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 FARM PRODUCE HOUSE?

  • Home made jams, jellies, preserves, syrup, pickles, chow-chow, peach & apple butter, and more!
  • New crop of our delicious Holmestead Farm Honey from our own bees!
  • Collard & Turnip Greens
  • New crop of Graded High Oil Content Pecans.
  • Jonathon and Jonagold Apples.
  • Juices and ciders made from Holmestead 2019 fruit!
  • Fresh baked fruit breads made from Holmestead Farm fruits from 2019.
  • Home made fudge including peanut butter and chocolate.
  • Raw, Boiled and Parched peanuts.
  • Home made peanut brittle.
  • Fresh frozen from our farm 2019 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/

NOTICE: DON’T PLANT YOUR 2020 TREES, SHRUBS, AND VINES YET. WAIT UNTIL WINTER AND COME TO OUR ANNUAL WINTER TREE & PLANT SALE STARTING Feb 1st. There will be over 6000 trees and plants and we can order anything you want. 

HOURS effective 03 Sept: Mo thru Sa: 9 am – 4:00 pm. Closed Sundays

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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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 effective 03 Sept: Mo thru Sa: 9 am – 4:00 pm. Closed Sundays

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

 

 

 

 

 

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