17 ways you can get farm-fresh food via curbside or delivery in Birmingham now

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Photo via Alabama Farmer’s Market.

If you love farm-fresh food, why not #supportALfarms by buying local produce, meat, eggs, dairy and flowers? You’ll be investing in your own health and connecting to your community in ways that matter. Keep reading to find out about 17 farms and markets offering delivery or curbside pickup in Birmingham.

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7 leadership development programs you can apply for now in Birmingham

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April Benetollo is CEO of Momentum, whose Executive Leaders program is now accepting applications. Photo courtesy of Momentum

Changing times make leadership development programs in Birmingham even more relevant. If you’re wanting to find ways to grow as a leader and advance your career, we found seven programs you can apply for now.

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5 unique ways to help Birmingham’s healthcare + hospitality workers now

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Healthcare workers are on the frontlines right now. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

We are fortunate that our Magic City is filled with smart, creative people who are finding ways to help Birmingham’s healthcare and hospitality workers now. As you can imagine, both are facing new challenges, for different reasons. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved.

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Wondering why you should do a Montevallo MBA? Online classes are only one reason.

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Liucija Smaizyte Wright at her graduation from The University of Montevallo in 2015. Photo supplied

“I believe it’s always good to have a graduate degree, especially when you don’t know where life may take you,” according to Liucija Smaizyte Wright, a current Montevallo MBA student. Keep reading to find out more about her experience and that of Doug Ford, a current student in the program. If you’re ready to make an impact in the business world, apply for a Montevallo MBA now.

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There’s no excuse not to konmari now in Birmingham

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A built-in home entertainment center gets things so nice and tidy. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Spring cleaning’s gonna take on a whole new meaning in 2020 here in Birmingham and around the world. We’re not gonna lie—if you’re like us, you’re probably gonna get tired of looking at all the clutter you’ve managed to accumulate at home. Here are some clearing out tips plus a few ways Closets by Design Central Alabama can help you impose order on the current chaos.

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Connect with streaming religious services in Birmingham

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“My house shall be a house of prayer for all people.” Photo via Sharron Swain for Bham Now

With Passover starting the evening of April 8, 2020 and Easter coming up Sunday, April 12, a lot of people in Birmingham are probably wondering how to stay connected to (or discover) religious communities and traditions in the time of social distancing. We did a little digging to discover what churches, synagogues, mosques and temples are offering. Please help us support local nonprofits.

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5 ways Keith Lindsey’s impact lives on at Vestavia’s newest coworking space

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Keith Linsdey’s legacy will live on at The Lindsey Building. Rendering via Hancock Construction

Later this Spring, Vestavia’s newest coworking space—named The Lindsey Building after the late Keith Lindsey—will open near Lifetime Fitness. We spoke to Mark Hancock of Hancock Construction to find out how Keith Lindsey’s life shaped the vision for this new workspace. Keep reading to learn more.

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Birmingham-influenced films + shows you need to watch now

Bham Now’s Irene Richardson snuggled up on her sofa. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Ready to catch up on your binge watching and wanting a little local Birmingham flavor in your watch list? We reached out to Gareth Jones of Sleep in Cinema and others to get their recommendations. Here’s what we found.

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13 ways to own working at home, including Birmingham’s Social Distancing Festival

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Home delivery services may be able to help you get things from the store when you’re at home. Photo via Shipt’s Facebook page

Looking at the prospect of working or staying at home in Birmingham over the next few weeks to help slow the spread of coronavirus? No matter whether you’re a prepper or a panicker, we put together this work-at-home survival guide to help you take care of yourself and the ones you love. Keep reading for all the details. 

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7 ways you can help the Latinx community in Birmingham

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The Alabama Latino AIDS Coalition. Photo via ALAC’s Facebook page

If you’ve ever wondered how you can make life better for our Latinx neighbors here in Birmingham, you need to meet Jean Hernandez, AIDS Alabama’s Latinx Outreach Coordinator and head of the Alabama Latino AIDS Coalition. She and her team are on a mission, and they can use your help. Keep reading to find out how to get involved, or visit AIDS Alabama to learn more.

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5 ways the Alabama Theatre is better than ever

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Can you tell we love the Alabama Theatre? Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

When was the last time you went to the Alabama Theatre? Our team caught Elf on the big screen last December and we had a merry little time. Meanwhile, the folks at the “Showplace of the South” have been busy getting the place ready for its 100th birthday, and it’s better than ever. Here’s why.

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Custom dream homes + outdoor perfection are waiting for you at Trussville’s Carrington Lakes

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Lexie and Wade are loving the lake lifestyle. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Work in Birmingham but long to live surrounded by the outdoors? You need to know about Trussville’s Carrington Lakes. Check out their website and keep reading to find out how you can build your custom lifestyle.

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Discount Tire rolls into Birmingham—why this is good news.

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Discount Tire makes tire and wheel buying fun. Photo via Discount Tire’s Facebook page

Buying tires is one of those parts of adulting that just got easier on the wallet and a lot more fun. If you need new tires or wheels, you’re gonna want to know about Discount Tire’s first store in Birmingham. Keep reading for all the details.

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Looking for a full-time job? Amazon is hiring 1500 in Bessemer now!

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Hard to believe the groundbreaking at the Bessemer Fulfillment Center was back in October 2018. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

With the new Bessemer Fulfillment Center in its final stages, Amazon is hiring 1,500 full-time positions right now. Read on to learn more, including how to apply.

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