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Holmestead Farm U-Pick

Welcome to Holmestead U-Pick We-Pick Farm Country Store & Market 

WE ARE OPEN ALL FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND. U-PICK BLUEBERRIES, GRAPES, PEACHES, AND RATTLESNAKE POLE BEANS. 

WE ARE NOW TAKING ORDERS FOR BUSHELS OF VEGGIES: CORN, BEANS, PEAS, OKRA, TOMATOES, CUCUMBERS, ETC. ORDER NOW SO WE CAN PLAN AND SUPPLY YOUR WANTS! 

FRESH LOAD OF PRODUCE ARRIVES EVERY THURSDAY!

Cantaloupes, Watermelons (Seedless, Red & Yellow), Shelled & Unshelled Purple Hull Peas, Green Peanuts, Vine Ripened Tomatoes, Okra, Green Plums, Ripe Plums, Great Peaches, Green Tomatoes, White Corn, Beans, Purple Hull Peas, New Red Potatoes, and Much, Much more!

You Have to See our newly designed Country Store & Market!

U-Pick Peaches, Plums, Blueberries, & Blackberries. Follow our Facebook page for daily updates. Best Blueberries we have ever grown and the bushes are LOADED!  

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

SPECIAL COVID-19 MESSAGE: Our farm is big and open and has plenty of room to practice “social distancing” while still getting outside and enjoying this beautiful spring weather and fresh air. All our staff wear gloves and masks. Come on – enjoy the spring! Don’t want to buy anything, that’s OK, too. Just come and enjoy our beautiful farm! 

People are driving for miles and miles for our apple & peach fried pies! We make them every Friday and Saturday. You can also call ahead and place your orders for them. Call 256-404-4316. We also bake every day our famous fruit breads as well as a variety of fudge and candies. Get ’em fresh from our kitchen!

IN OUR COUNTRY STORE NOW!

Veggies: Ripe & Green Tomatoes, Red & Sweet Potatoes, Beans, Snap Beans, Corn, Squash, and more.
Cantaloupes, Melons, Oranges, Plums, Apples, Grapes, and more.
WE-PICK strawberries, plums, peaches, blueberries, & blackberries
Boiled and parched peanuts.
Homemade peanut butter and pecan fudge.
Homemade peanut or pecan brittle.
Amish cheeses and butter.
Fresh canned okra squash with onions.
Over 100 varieties of jellies, jams, and preserves.
100s of varieties of pickled products, sauces, and salsas.
Our famous honey harvested here at Holmestead Farm.
Sorghum syrup and an assortment of delicious fruit syrups.

IT’S TIME TO PRE-ORDER YOUR HOLMESTEAD FARM SUMMER VEGGIES

We are finally able to get into the fields to start plowing and getting ready to plant our summer veggies. Your pre-ordering will help us plant what we need to grow to fulfill everyone’s orders. Summer is right around the corner. Don’t wait. Call Bobby Ray Holmes at 256-404-4316 today!  

Share Holmestead Farm Goodness All Year Long!

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!

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!

Are You Following Holmestead Farm on Facebook? If you haven’t LIKED our Facebook page, do so today and tell all your friends to subscribe to our newsletter, too – it’s easy …Click here to follow us on Facebook.

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.

On really bad weather days, check Facebook to see if we are open.

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

 

 

 

 

 

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