Get fresh foods & local produce from 7 urban farms, gardens + more in Birmingham

To-go, takeout and curbside pickup—Good Health Cafe and Juice Bar is serving up delicious, vegan eats. Photo via Good Health Cafe & Juice Bar on Facebook

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.

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Harvest Market and Southern Organics are bringing fresh, local food to Birmingham. Check out the new Harvest Market downtown.

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Harvest Market downtown features fresh, local produce.
Fresh produce at Harvest Market downtown. Photo supplied

If you live or work in downtown Birmingham, it’s been hard to get fresh, local produce unless it’s a farmer’s market day. Monday, May 20, 2019, Harvest Market and Southern Organics changed all that.

Harvest Market opened a new store that features local produce, meats and beverage options. It’s in the old Parisian building next to Paramount and across from Chocolata.

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Your guide to 15 local farmers markets in Birmingham

Pepper Place has become the iconic farmers market in Birmingham.
Vintage pic of Jones Valley founder Edwin Marty (l) at Pepper Place Market back in 2004. Photo from Facebook

Birmingham’s local farmers’ markets are plentiful in number and in offerings. At them, you’ll find fresh produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, handcrafts, handmade soaps, herbal medicines and so much more. Plus, you’re likely to run into friends and neighbors, making your outing all the more rewarding.

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