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Markets in Birmingham?

Andy Apr 18, 2006 10:56 PM

I'm going to Birmingham this weekend (april 21-22) and was wondering if there are any gourmet markets, grocery stores or farmer's markets in town. Any help would be greatly appreciated, as I am unfamiliar with Birmingham
Thanks, Andy

  1. deepfriedkudzu Jul 26, 2006 03:15 PM

    On Saturday, visit Pepper Place Market: pepperplacemarket.com.

    Lots of nice items, live music, and chefs who do demonstrations - a great atmosphere.

    ..much more expensive than the farmers' market on Finley, but a nicer variety of items...

    1. u
      Ubertrout Jul 24, 2006 08:12 PM

      Gourmet Markets:
      Tria in downtown homewood.
      V. Richards on Claremont.

      Both are very nice...I happen to like Tria better (and it's bigger). And yes, Whole Foods is coming to 280.

      1. t
        ted Apr 19, 2006 08:54 AM

        The Finley Ave Farmer's Market is more of a truck market. I don't know that you'll find anything especially gourmet there. But I like it because, unlike the State Farmer's Market in Forest Park in Atlanta, you may actually run across a farmer selling his produce there, not just someone re-selling stuff from a wholesaler that was grown in FL/CA/Chile.

        And it's right near Niki's West.

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