8 Birmingham restaurants that are composting with Field Culture Compost

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Healthy soil makes for a happy planet. Photo provided by Field Culture Compost
Healthy soil makes for a happy planet. Photo provided by Field Culture Compost

Did you know that Birmingham-based Field Culture Compost partners with local restaurants to help reduce the amount of waste that ends up in landfills? Keep reading to learn more about which Birmingham-area restaurants are composting.

1. Royal Cup Coffee and Tea

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Bham runs on coffee! Photo via Royal Cup on Facebook

Royal Cup reduces its waste by diverting unwanted coffee beans from Birmingham landfills. Don’t miss out on their organic coffee and unique tea blends.

2. Harvest Roots Ferments

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Try the Butterfly in a Lavender Field Kombucha from Harvest Roots Ferments. Photo via Caroline Barr for Bham Now

Trendy AND sustainable? You can find the freshest kombucha teas at Harvest Roots. They also partner with Field Culture Compost, which is another great reason to support this local biz.

  • Harvest Roots Ferments: Website | Facebook | Instagram
  • Hours: Thursday 12-6PM | Friday-Saturday 10AM-6PM
  • Address: 4420 4th Ave S Suite B, Birmingham, AL

3. The Essential

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Pastries are Essential, so is composting. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Love brunch and being environmentally conscious? The Essential is the newest member of the compost coalition. Check out their Instagram to sign up for their giveaway that ends Friday, September 3.

  • The Essential: Website | Facebook | Instagram
  • Hours: Wednesday-Friday 11AM-10PM | Saturday 9AM-2PM; 5-10PM | Sunday 9AM-2PM
  • Address: 2018 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL

4. Bottega Cafe

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We love the Bottega Burnt Honey Cake. Photo via Bham Now

Bottega Cafe is helping Field Culture Compost realize their goal of reducing waste. Don’t sleep on the sublime Italian cuisine that Bottega offers. Buon appetito!

5. Meredith Food Studios

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The cycle of composting. Photo via Field Culture Compost

Meredith test kitchen was one of the first to reach out to Field Culture Compost when they first launched their compost program. You can find all of their delish food pics in different Birmingham mags.

  • Meredith Food Studios: Website | Instagram
  • Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11AM-9PM
  • Address: 4100 Old Montgomery Hwy, Birmingham, AL

6. Nourish Foods

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Nourish team packaging meals: Tiffany Davis (co-founder of Nourish Foods). Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Who doesn’t want meals delivered straight to their door? Nourish Foods cook and deliver the food directly to your door.

Fun fact: they reuse the cooler totes that their customers return. Now, they compost with Field Culture Compost.

7. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

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Jeni’s knows the importance of compost. Photo via Bham Now

We think it’s pretty cool that Jeni’s composts with Field Culture Compost. Check out their vegan ice cream options, too. Yummy!

  • Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream: Website | Facebook | Instagram
  • Hours: Sunday-Saturday 8AM-5PM
  • Address: Pepper Place; 219 29th St S, Birmingham, AL

8. Chez Fonfon Bham

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Curbside Pickup at Chez Fonfon. Photo via Bham Now

Not only is Chez Fonfon home to award-winning burgers, but they compost too. Thank you very mulch, Fonfon.

  • Chez Fonfon: Website | Facebook | Instagram
  • Hours: Tuesday-Friday 11AM-9PM | Saturday 4-9PM
  • Address: 2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL

Want to help Field Culture Compost? Sign up for their pickup service. Also, don’t forget to check out #compostcoalition to find out who’s composting.

Lettuce keep composting Bham.

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