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Bham Now is all about supporting local—especially now when some of those who will most be heavily impacted by COVID-19 are small businesses. We’ve pulled together a starting list on how to shop safely from your couch, but please share and fill out this simple form to be included in Bham Now guides including online ordering, virtual classes, curbside pickup, and more.
1. Artisanal goods + more
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- Charm on 2nd— They also have hand sanitizer. Shop online.
- Trove—Free local pickup and delivery to Birmingham residents. Order online.
- Dreamers Supply Co.—soap, essential oils. Shop online.
- emberandonyx— Selling “quarantine queen kits” for $25 each (retail value for each item is $32-42) and 80% of profits will go towards the #bhamstrong fund. More details.
- Seasick Records— order online
- Illuminate Candle Bar—curbside pick-up, order online.
2. Clothing + accessories
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- SOCA—FREE shipping from In Stores, Online discount of 20%, curbside pick-up, Face-Time Styling Sessions, Door to Door delivery. More details.Shop Online
- Yellowhammer Creative—FREE shipping on all orders. Shop online.
- Club Duquette—FREE shipping and local porch drop-offs. Shop online.
- M.Lavender Clothing—curbside pick-up and local delivery. Call to purchase.
- Stella Blue Boutique—Shop online.
3. Houseplants + Flowers
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- Botanica—Free curbside pick up, $5 local delivery, and USPS shipping for all items. Order online.
- House Plant Collective—FREE local plant delivery. More Details.
- Magic City Flower Market—FREE delivery and 10% off all orders with code: CORONA. Shop online see post for more details.
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- Little Professor—FREE local delivery and curbside pick-up. Call the store or text 205-526-3332. You can inquire about specific titles or ask the staff for recommendations.
- Thank You Books—because books are a necessity to keep from going insane right now. Shop online.
5. Groceries + Essentials
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- Till—Delivers fresh produce straight to your door in 10 Birmingham zip codes. Now through April they’re pausing all current members’ monthly membership fees and inviting new members to use till FREE of membership costs. Shop online.
- Harvest Market—Curbside pick-up. PLUS they have soap, cleaning products, paper products.
- Freedom Soap Company—implementing a 15% price decrease on all products. Shop online.
Don’t forget to buy gift cards
If you’re financially able to, many local businesses are URGING you to buy gift cards to use at a later date when you feel safer going out. Plus, I think we’ve all learned from the holidays and birthdays that gift cards are always the safest bet.
PLUS—curbside pick-up for restaurants
Aren’t those ramen packs you loaded up on getting a little old? We’ve compiled an ongoing list of local restaurants offering curbside pickup. If you know some more give us a shout and we’ll add it to the list
If you’re a local business
Harvest Roots Ferments is organizing over 100 small businesses and the city of Birmingham to get relief for local shops. Please DM the team on Instagram if you’re a small business in Birmingham, and want to join the group.