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2017 Calendar of Seasons and Offerings

NOTE: All dates are approximate and dependent on Mother Nature. Follow us on Facebook and sign up for our newsletter for the most up-to-date info on what is available season to season. Hours also change throughout the year. Need more info or have questions, call 256-404-4316 or email Bobby Ray at holmesteadfarm@yahoo.com. Directions to our farm are here.

  • Strawberries – March 27th – 18,000 plants: Season over.
  • Blackberries – Late May thru early June – 1400 plants: Season began Friday 02 June 2017
  • Blueberries – Late May thru early June – 800 bushes: Season began Friday 02 June 2017
  • Raspberries – Late May thu early June – 600 plants: Season begins Wed 07 June 2017
  • Peaches – May thru September – 400 trees: We have peaches as of 31 May 2017
  • Nectarines – May thru July – 30 trees: Available as of 31 May 2017
  • Plums – Late May thru July – 200 trees: Available as of 31 May 2017
  • Plum-cots – June – 20 Trees: Season Over
  • Grapes (red, white, black) – June thru July – 75 plants
  • Saturn (Do-Nut) peaches – June – 15 trees: Available as of 07 June 2017
  • Asian Pear – August thru November – 50 trees
  • Regular Pears – August thru November – 50 trees
  • Apples – July thru November – 250 trees
  • Japanese Persimmons – September thru November – 50 trees
  • Figs – August thru October – 75 trees
  • Muscadines & Scuppernongs – August thru October – 125 plants
  • Satsumas – Late August thru November – 25 trees
  • Meyer Lemons – September thru November – 20 trees
  • Chestnuts (limited) – September – 10 trees
  • Pomegranate (coming) – 15 planted in 2016

June thru October

Veggies & Produce: Tomatoes, okra, beans, peas, squash, cucumbers, peppers, winter squash, melons, cantaloupes, corn, and more.

All Year When Open

  • Frozen peas, blackberries, & blueberries
  • Jellies & jams – many varieties – made from our farm fresh fruits and berries.
  • Holmestead Farm Honey – mostly from our own hives.

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

Annual Winter Tree & Plant Sale

2017: Starts January 16th thru May 15th.  2018: February 1st thru May 15th

Over 4000 trees and plants: Fruit trees, nut trees, flowering & shade trees, citrus tress, and berry bushes and vines. Our plants are from certified commercial nurseries backed by local University research and support. Excellent root stock and the correct variety for our growing area.  See what we usually offer on our Tree & Plant page.

Summer Season Hours
Mo & We: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
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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