Ahhh, the sweet sweet taste of watermelon. The quintessential summer fruit. (Don’t believe me? Google it!) Nothing beats eating a slice of watermelon (with a sprinkle of salt) in the summer sunshine. It’s also one of the most versatile fruits—you can slice it, dice it, throw it in a salad, turn it into juice, put it in a cocktail…the list goes on. Here’s where to get your watermelon fix around town, plus, a few fun ways to use the fruit at home!Continue reading “Where to get your watermelon fix in Birmingham + more fun ways to use the fruit at home”
Craving that farm-fresh taste? Here’s a quick update on 9 Birmingham-area farmers markets so you can get your fresh produce fix and show your support for local farmers right now.Continue reading “Update on 9 Birmingham-area farmers markets + more ways to get fresh food locally”
Nothing beats farm-fresh food, and it tastes even better when it’s local. Here are 7 local places to find fresh produce and healthy eats in Birmingham.Continue reading “Get fresh foods & local produce from 7 urban farms, gardens + more in Birmingham”
If you could eat one food from a cartoon, what would it be? One of mine would be the peach slush drink from “James and the Giant Peach”—even though that movie sort of emotionally scarred me as a child. Anyway, here’s a few items you need to know about peach season in the South and where to find ’em in Birmingham.Continue reading “Get a peach of this—5 places to find fresh peaches near Birmingham”
Supporting local Birmingham vendors is most definitely a worthy endeavor. One of our favorite ways to do this is by shopping at one of our many local Birmingham farmers’ markets. Did you know you can find an added positive cause each Saturday this summer at Valleydale Farmers’ Market? Here’s how.Continue reading “Special coffee served by special people: Cafe Three21 at the Valleydale Farmers’ Market”
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13. If that sentence just sent a wave of panic down your spine because you haven’t bought a gift yet, do not fret. Bham Now presents the 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Market at Pepper Place. Open from 7 a.m. to noon this Saturday, the market has gift options for every taste and budget.
Another week of events in the Magic City! This time, most of the live music is concentrated around SliceFest or other events. Maybe I just don’t like country music as much as other people. If you like country music, check out our full calendar of events here and see what tickles your fancy! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Things To Do: May 31st-June 6th”
There’s nothing like a farmer’s market to connect with local growers and artisans, so when news broke that Pepper Place is opening for the winter, Birmingham rejoiced!
What means the beginning of fall more than a Festival? Maybe a Farmer’s Market? This Saturday, September 24th, Alabama Farmer’s Market will be the place to be.
If you are looking for fresh, local produce, or maybe even artisan crafts and jewelry, Birmingham has the best of the best. Over the past few years, farmers markets have been popping up all over our city and there are a lot more in our area than you may know of. So, whether you are on a local produce kick or you just want to support our local artists, follow our guide to Birmingham’s Farmers Markets.