The Market at Pepper Place, Mountain Brook coffee shop + MORE opening in Bham

Time to stock up on your local fruits, veggies, baked goods and more. Photo via The Market at Pepper Place’s Facebook

Things are heating up in The Magic City. The Market at Pepper Place is open for the season, new restaurants are being added to our foodie bucket list and local favorites are reopening their doors. Here’s what’s new in Birmingham.

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9 Birmingham farmers markets selling fresh produce this spring

Jars of pickles and pickled squash from Pepper Place
Take it from me—you’ll crave this sweet squash relish every day. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Warm weather and more time outside means it’s the perfect time to stock up on seasonal produce and spend your afternoons supporting local. Whether you’re looking for a spot to grab your weekly groceries or you want to treat yourself to locally-made treats, check out these Birmingham farmers markets that are open now or opening soon.

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11 local farmers markets in Birmingham open now for tasty winter meal inspiration

Birdsong farmers market in Birmingham
Can’t wait to see what April showers bring to the harvest at Birdsong. Photo via Birdsong Farmers Market’s Facebook

With the warm days from last week, it certainly felt like spring already. This weekend is proving that winter is not over yet 🥶. While we may be dreaming of the fresh food that spring brings, winter is not a dead season. Keep reading to see what farm fresh foods are in season as well as where to find these eleven farms and farmers markets in Birmingham.

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Update on 9 Birmingham-area farmers markets + more ways to get fresh food locally

The folks at Owls Hollow Farm have masks and gloves on hand, ready to share their fresh produce. Photo by Karim Shamsi-Basha at The Pepper Place Market

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.

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The Market at Pepper Place named best Farmers Market in Alabama by Delish.com

Birmingham, Alabama, Market at Pepper Place
Buy local at the Market at Pepper Place on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon. Photo via Market at Pepper Place, Instagram

The Market at Pepper Place has been named the best Farmers Market in Alabama by Delish.com, one of the most popular digital food-related destination sites in the U.S.

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5 chef demos at the Market at Pepper Place, including FoodBar’s George McMillan

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Birmingham, Alabama, the Market at Pepper Place chef demonstrations
Chef George McMillan via Foodbar’s website

Love in-season, local produce, but looking for creative ways to use it? Come to the Market at Pepper Place on Saturdays to learn from the best in Birmingham. Chef demonstrations begin at 9 a.m. on 29th Street.

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Blueprint on 3rd opens their doors today for their grand opening at Pepper Place

@Dean_Robb, his wife Jenny, and company announce Blueprint on 3rd’s grand opening for the evening of Tuesday the 19th (that’s today!). Photo via Twitter.

If you’ve been following Blueprint on 3rd’s progress like we have, you’re definitely hungry for the grand opening happening today at Pepper Place! Here are the latest updates.  Continue reading “Blueprint on 3rd opens their doors today for their grand opening at Pepper Place”

Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way

Birmingham, The Market at Pepper Place
The Market at Pepper Place. Photo via Facebook.

Birmingham is known for many things. Its strong history in steel. Its killer restaurant and culinary scene. A whole lot of Southern charm and hospitality. But what it’s also known for is its incredible markets. Get ready for some amazing Saturday markets coming up in the ‘ham! Continue reading “Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way”