East Lake Farmers Market

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I'd only been in the East Lake community of Birmingham once before this summer. That was in the Fall of 2009 when I attended a couple of session of a sustainable foods conference held at East Lake United Methodist Church. Last year, I moved to the east side of town. The East Lake community is a few miles away, on the northern side of I-20. It's an area that's been economically-challenged for … [Read more...]

Peaches from Witt Farms

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I bought the most delicious peaches from Mr. and Mrs. Hays who were representing Witt Farms at the East Lake Farmers Market last Saturday, July 16. These peaches have been scrumptious. I've eaten them as a snack, as dessert and mixed them into my smoothies this past week. I'm not sure where else you can get peaches from Witt Farms but I can promise you won't be disappointed. Here's Mrs. Hays … [Read more...]

Winfrey Farms at East Lake Farmers Market

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Last Saturday I visited with Jeff Mott of Winfrey Farms. Winfrey Farms, located in Boaz, Alabama, sells a variety of wonderful produce at the East Lake Farmers Market in Birmingham. So far this season, I've bought cabbage, cucumbers, onions, yellow pattypan squash, new potatoes and green beans from Winfrey Farms. That's what I can think of. Every bit of it has been superb. The cabbage was the … [Read more...]