Farmers markets are without question a summertime staple in the state of Alabama, and with good reason! Farmers markets are the best place to purchase the freshest local produce and discover refreshing new recipes.
Luckily for Ross Bridge homeowners, Birmingham is home to a number of farmers markets, full of local farmers excited to sell their produce and share their knowledge! From the wide selection of farmers markets in the Birmingham area, you’re sure to find a farmers market open every day of the week! So this year, buy your family the freshest produce around by visiting one of these sensational Birmingham farmers markets:
Alabama Farmers Market
344 Finley Ave, Birmingham, AL
Last but certainly not least, Birmingham is home to a 24 hour farmers market, open 7 days a week—the Alabama Farmers Market. The Alabama Farmers Market has been running since 1956, making it the longest-running farmers market in the Birmingham area! Although the Alabama Farmers Market is technically open 24/7, most vendors sell their produce between 6 am and 5 pm.
Pepper Place Farmers Market
Open Saturdays, 7 am to 12 pm
Start Date: April 18
The Pepper Place Farmers Market is an award-winning farmers market, home to 30+ vendors offering a wide variety of locally grown produce and locally prepared artisan goods. In addition to the fresh produce and assortment of delicious foods, you’ll also find chef demonstrations and live music, along with a range of visiting food trucks from week to week.
Downtown Homewood Farmers Market
2850 19th Street S, Birmingham, AL
Open Saturdays, 8 am to 12 pm
Start Date: May 23
The Downtown Homewood Farmers Market is home to 15 local vendors, excited to share their knowledge and local produce with the residents of Birmingham! This farmers market is also home to the Dreamcakes Food Truck, perfect for a speedy afternoon treat.
There are many must-see farmers markets in the Birmingham area—these are just a select few, the list just goes on and on. For a complete list of farmers markets in the Birmingham area, check out My Green Birmingham’s Guide to 2015 Birmingham Farmers Markets!