Your summer guide to u-pick farms an hour’s drive (or less) from Birmingham, including 6 in Jefferson County

Birmingham, Alabama, U-Pick, June, Blueberries and Blackberries, Judy Bee’s Honey and Berry Farm
Photo via Judy Bee’s Honey and Berry Farm on Facebook

Blueberries, blackberries, peaches, tomatoes, yum! Muscadines? Those will be ready late summer. Check out these u-pick farm locations about an hour’s drive (or less!) from central Birmingham. We’ll start with Jefferson county, then move on to locations in Blount, Chilton, Cullman and Shelby Counties.

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We dare defend our rights – health care sit-in at the Birmingham federal building

Birmingham AL
photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Did you know there is a group of people camped out at the Robert S. Vance Federal Building on 5th AVE North in downtown Birmingham?  They are there day and night for a 103 hour protest of the proposed senate bill regarding health care.  Shea Rives and Carole Griffin, of Indivisible Alabama explain the purpose of the health care sit-in occurring this week from 10am on Monday until 5pm on Friday.

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