Want evidence Birmingham is becoming the culinary hub for the South and the nation?Continue reading “Jones Valley Teaching Farm breaks ground on new Center for Food Education site”
Jones Valley Teaching Farm—the Birmingham-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young students learn through hands-on, food-based lessons—is planning to build a new community learning center in downtown Birmingham. Here’s what we know about the upcoming Center for Food Education.Continue reading “Jones Valley Teaching Farm plans $7.58M Center for Food Education in Birmingham”
We know this is a challenging time for small businesses, and we wanted to give some extra love to our Birmingham-area farmers. We reached out to six local farmers to find out more about the unique challenges they’re facing during this time and what we can do to support local farmers.Continue reading “In praise of Birmingham-area farmers + what you can do to help”
It is an annual tradition. Each new year, when the calendar turns over, we make resolutions.
As you make preparations for your Thanksgiving meal, did you know there is local, seasonal produce, organically grown in downtown Birmingham? Read all about the Jones Valley Produce Stand and teaching farm in this week’s small business focus.
Birmingham’s entrepreneurs aren’t the only ones changing the city! Thousands of nonprofits are making their mark on Birmingham and we wanted to highlight some small ones that are doing big things. See how you can get involved today!
When you first enter the Putnam Middle School parking lot off bustling Montclair Road, with a Walmart nearby, the last thing you expect to see is a teaching farm in the back of the school.
The Woodlawn High School Urban Farm will be selling their “school grown” vegetables every Tuesday in May from 3:30pm until 5:30pm (cash only).
Woodlawn Street Market returned for its third year this past Saturday and Birminghamians showed up in full force. REV Birmingham and the Woodlawn Business association started this fun event as an opportunity for local merchants to meet their customers and showcase their products. See what I found! Continue reading “Woodlawn Street Market: A Look at the Locals Revitalizing Woodlawn”