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Pepper Place 2012

This year, I’m not waiting until JULY to go to my favorite market. Pepper Place is in Birmingham so I have to drive a little over an hour but I usually make a day of it and get my staples from Whole Foods as well. Today was a great day for the market. It was packed with people, kids, and a huge collection of fur babies, some bigger than I am. Everything was so fresh and pretty! By the time I got there around 10am, some stalls were almost sold out which makes me very happy. That means more people are buying local.

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How it got the name “Pepper Place”. The market is in the open parking lot of this reformed bottling plant. The building now holds an art gallery, cafe, garden gallery.

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Here is what I picked out:

  • carrots
  • baby potatoes
  • sweet potatoes
  • spring lettuce/microgreens
  • cherry tomatoes
  • baby squash
  • fresh smoked sausage
  • bundle of dill
  • jar of jalepeno sweet onion salsa

I probably won’t get back before we go to Colorado. When we get back, peach and tomato season will be in full swing!

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