5 Birmingham farmers markets open in early spring

Photo via West Homewood Farmer’s Market on Facebook

We all know March comes in like a lion, but we’re holding out hope that sunshine and warmer weather is on the horizon. Everyone knows that in Birmingham, springtime means farmers markets. Find the early spring lineup here.

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It’s no secret that Birmingham residents love their farmers markets. For good reasonā€”the best market in Alabama is right here in town.

Late spring and summer are peak season for the markets, but if you’re ready for your fresh produce fix now, check out this list of farmers markets that are open in early spring.

1. The Market at Pepper Place

The Market at Pepper Place has been hosting its winter market during these cold and rainy months to make sure Birmingham stays supplied. Their outdoor market kicks off its 2020 season in April, and we can’t wait!

  • Opens Saturday, April 11 for the season
  • Every Saturday 7AM-12PM
  • 2829 2nd Ave S Birmingham, Alabama 35223
  • Facebook | Instagram | Website

2. Woodlawn Street Market

This urban street market in the heart of historic Woodlawn is hosted by REV Birmingham and Woodlawn Business Association. Shoppers can find art, jewelry, clothing, childrenā€™s books and toys, fresh produce, plus delicious foodā€”all from local businesses that they may not have seen before.

  • Saturday, April 4
  • 10AM-4PM
  • 1Ā 55th Pl S, Birmingham, Alabama 35212
  • Facebook | Instagram

3. Trussville Fresh Farmers Market

This Trussville treasure is open on Saturday mornings starting in April, and add Tuesday afternoons to their lineup starting in May.

  • Opens Saturday, April 19 for the season
  • Saturdays 8AM-12PM
  • 90 Parkway Drive Trussville, Alabama 35173
  • Facebook

4. Alabama Farmers Market

Founded in 1921, the Alabama Farmers Market is one of 10 oldest farmer-owned and operated farmers markets in the U.S.

  • Open 365 days a year
  • Hours vary between seasons. In the off-season, you can generally shop from 6AM-5PM every day. Find hours here.
  • 344 Finley Ave West Birmingham, AL 35204
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5. Birmingham Central Market

Grab your produce on your way home from work. Photo via Max Transit on Facebook

The Birmingham Central Market is a recent effort to combat the city’s food desert challenges. Located in the Intermodal Facility, itā€™ll be on the daily path of thousands of folks who commute to and from different parts of the city for work.

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Of course, there are a TON of markets opening in May + June. Want to start marking your calendar early? We’ve got you covered.

As you head out to the farmers markets this season, be sure to tag us in your photos on social @BhamNow. Happy shopping, Birmingham!