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Saturday, July 24, 2010

Pepper Place

Went to Pepper Place today. What? Not familiar with Pepper Place? It consist of several blocks where the old Dr. Pepper building is in the Lakeview District of downtown Birmingham. Today the area consist of shops and restaurants and during the spring into early fall, every Saturday there is a wonderful farmers market where farmers drive to sell the fruits of their labors.  There you can find home grown vegetables and flowers, bake breads and cookies, cakes and pies,local bee products. In addition to farmers, bakers and beekeepers you can enjoy local musicians on two stages while sipping a fresh cup of coffee or enjoying a light breakfast. There is a cooking demonstration at 9:00 a.m. every Saturday morning by Birmingham's finest chefs. And that's just the market... While you're there, don't forget to check out the shops that have made Pepper Place known as the city's premier design center.

Pepper Place Address:
2901 2nd Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
Get directions: To here - From here

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Linking to Outdoor Wednesday.

Come with me as I tour the Saturday Farmers Market.....











11 comments:

Mari said...

Oooooohhhhh! I would love this place!

Jane said...

This looks like my kind of place...filled with great fresh produce, homegrown flowers, interesting people...INSPIRATION! (I have a painting in mind.)

Hugs,
Jane (arfully graced)

Sherry said...

Well that is fantastic! Wish we had a Pepper Place too!
Sherry

Sherri said...

Such beautifully coloured vibrant looking pictures. Looks like a great place to go on a sunny afternoon! Sherri

Traci said...

I'm ADDICTED to Dr. Pepper!! I love all of those fresh flowers. they are so pretty.

Maryrose said...

Fun trip and great pics.
Enjoy your day!
Maryrose

at the cottage said...

Oh it's that wonderful time of the year - the harvests are starting here (Central Ontario) and our peaches are almost ready!

FABULOUS!!

Thanks for sharing
Deb
teaandphotos.blogspot.com

Jacqueline said...

What incredible photos. The colors are just amazing. What a beautiful post for Outdoor Wed. I would love to visit this farmer's market.

Love Bears All Things said...

Yum, those peaches look so good. Bet they're from Chilton County.
I had not heard of this place...I remember the old Farmer's Market on Finley Avenue.
Mama Bear

La said...

This looks like a place I could spend hours exploring.

Happy Wednesday! La

Light and Voices said...

What an incredible place! It looks like you had a wonderful time at that Farmer's Market.
Joyce M