farm to table restaurants in Birmingham

There is a long list of restaurants, in Birmingham, Alabama, that use fresh produce from local farmers.  By choosing a restaurant that buys it’s fresh produce from our local farmers, you are supporting two local businesses. I would suggest googling Farm to Table in Birmingham, Alabama (or your own city) next time you’re thinking of…

Farmer’s Market in Birmingham, Alabama

As a former Vermonter, i was used to Farmer’s Markets. My favorite thing to do on a Saturday Morning, in Burlington, Vermont, was to grab breakfast. Usually i bought a loaf of homemade bread & some cheese to go with it. i could eat it sitting on Church Street watching the people go by. The…

the people who put food on the table…

As far as respected positions in our society…at the top would be doctors & lawyers, bankers, etc. We’ve all got it wrong. The men & women who GIVE US LIFE? The Farmer should be the most respected. He works harder then every one of us. Next time you visit your local Farmer’s Market…pretend you are…

finding treasure (& eating it) in Alabama

the BEST food i’ve EVER tasted. SHINDIGS  i started this blog to show local, PRIVATELY OWNED, businesses in Birmingham, Alabama. i am a huge believer in BUYING LOCAL. keeping the money home. owning your own business takes immense courage…i’ve always been impressed with anyone brave enough to venture out into the world on their own….

the farmers make art

i so wanted the green one on the top…But i’m flying solo to Vermont. Perhaps it will still be there when i can come home & be dazzled by it, again. iPhone pics taken @ Whole Foods.

How a king may go…through the guts of beggar

  SOUND BITES & TALKING POINTS were invented by parents of young children. Here is an example that every parent has said (yelled), at least 10,000 times, “GET. YOUR. SHOES. ON. NOW!!!”  Simple words to catch the attention of our young, simple minded, uneducated (& wild) children. A way of capturing their attention while they…

take the peas from the pods

or the lima beans…at Murphree’s Market & Garden Center in Birmingham, Alabama. An open Market of fresh, locally grown fruits & veggies.

why my heart aches for Vermont

I grew up in Montpelier & Burlington Vermont. I am living my life in Alabama. I married an Alabama man. I love my husband’s family & I am grateful to every single one of them for welcoming a Vermont Yankee, a foodie, a farmer @ heart, Jewish, politically opposite woman into their large Catholic family….