Nothing says summer quite like a farmers’ market, and Birmingham’s very own MarketPlace at Lee Branch is one of the best around. The Lee Branch Farmers Market is Open Saturdays from May 5 through September 29, 2018, this seasonal weekly event celebrates fresh produce and locally made goods of all kinds – from honey, baked goods, and salsa to bath and body products and candles. Visiting the MarketPlace is also a great way to enhance neighborly bonds and strengthen community ties.
The MarketPlace is located in the parking lot of the Villages at Lee Branch shopping center (611 Doug Baker Boulevard, Birmingham, AL) and runs from 8 a.m. to noon each Saturday of the season. The lineup of 60 sellers offers the best of farm produce and artisan products available in and around Shelby County. You can find just about everything you may be craving here: fruits, herbs, and flowers; grass-fed beef and pork; free-range chickens and eggs; gourmet organic popcorn, relishes, cheeses, preserves, and bread.
Keep in mind that many of the most popular items sell out quickly, so plan to be there early if you have something special in mind that you want to purchase.
Visitors to the MarketPlace can enjoy family fun in many forms here, including live music and cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, and much more, and special events take place from time to time, so check the MarketPlace website so you don’t miss out on any of the fun.
Bring the whole family and infuse your summertime Saturdays with freshness and fun when you visit the MarketPlace at Lee Branch. Whether you come to watch, sample, browse, buy – or a little of everything – you’ll enjoy the experience and the knowledge that you’re supporting and promoting our local farmers and artisans.
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