7 farmers markets to visit in the Birmingham area

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Grab a tote bag and start shopping. Farmers’ markets are open in Birmingham, with vendors selling fresh produce, home baked goods, flowers, herbs, artwork and more. Markets are also social hubs, as people gather to browse and chat, mix and mingle. Entry is free to all of the markets listed here, and you’ll find a variety of products at each.

Farmers’ markets in the Birmingham area offer fresh, seasonal produce. (Dennis Pillion | [email protected])

ALABAMA FARMERS MARKET

What you will find: Sellers of apples, cucumbers, blueberries, broccoli, squash, zucchini, eggplant, herbs and other seasonal products. Flea market, food trucks, sellers of jams, jellies, honey and others.

When: Daily all year round, open 24 hours a day, most vendors are available from 5am to 8pm

Where: 344 Finley Avenue West, Birmingham.

More information: https://alabamafarmersmarket.org/

West Homewood Farmers Market

The West Homewood Farmers Market is open for the season on Oxmoor Road in Homewood. (File photo AL.com/Beverly Taylor)

WEST HOMEWOOD FARMERS MARKET

What you will find: Vendors of fruits, vegetables, arts and crafts. Food trucks, live music.

When: Tuesdays, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in July and the first week of August.

Where: 160 Oxmoor Road, Homewood.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/westhomewoodfarmersmarket

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Farmers’ markets in the Birmingham area offer fresh, seasonal produce. (File photo AL.com/Tamika Moore)

TRUSSVILLE FRESH PRODUCERS MARKET

What: Vendors selling squash, zucchini, cabbage, peaches, honey, onions, cabbage, broccoli and other fresh fruits and vegetables. Also vendors selling orange rolls, fried pies and other baked goods, honey, coffee, herbs and more. Live music.

When: Tuesday, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8am-12pm

Where: Episcopal Church of the Holy Cross, 90 Parkway Drive, Trussville.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/Trussville-Fresh-Farmers-market-1391022637829551/

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Farmers’ markets in the Birmingham area offer fresh, seasonal produce. (File photo AL.com/Tamika Moore)

VESTAVIA HILLS FARMERS MARKET

What: Vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables, casseroles, honey, seafood, cakes, pies, bread, homemade dog treats, t-shirts, popcorn, snow cones, arts and crafts, etc.

Good to know: A portion of the proceeds from sales benefit the Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church Pantry.

When: Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in summer.

Where: 741 Montgomery Highway, Scout Square, Vestavia.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/VestaviaFarmersMarket/

Market at Pepper Place

Pepper Place Market is a popular place in Birmingham. (File photo AL.com/Charles Nesbitt)

THE MARKET AT PEPPER PLACE

What you will find: Vendors selling fruits and vegetables, herbs, crafts, coffee, clothing, art, culinary specialties and more. Daily demonstrations on cooking, beekeeping, seed starting and more.

When: Saturdays, 7 a.m. to noon, until December 10.

Where: Pepper Place, 2829 Second Avenue South, Birmingham.

More information: http://www.pepperplacemarket.com

Valleydale Farmers Market

The Valleydale Farmers Market is open for the season on Valleydale Road in Birmingham. (File photo AL.com/Beverly Taylor)

VALLEYDALE FARMERS MARKET

What you will find: Vendors selling local produce, Alabama honey, cruelty-free meats, free-range eggs, dairy, baked goods, soaps, artisan art, homemade pasta, locally roasted coffee and more Again,

When: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. until Labor Day weekend.

Where: 4601 Valleydale Rd, Birmingham.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/ValleydaleFarmersMarket/

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Farmers’ markets in the Birmingham area offer fresh seasonal produce. (Photo from AL.com file)

THE MARKETPLACE AT LEE BRANCH

What you will find: Vendors selling fruits and vegetables, eggs, grass-fed meats, baked goods, and art with Alabama flair. Live music, children’s activities.

When: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., until August 27.

Where: Lee Branch Shopping Center parking lot, 611, boul. Doug Baker. Birmingham.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/themarketplaceatleebranch

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