October is a busy month for the Market at Pepper Place, the largest producers‐only weekly farmers market in the state. Mark your calendars. You won’t want to miss a thing! Here’s a rundown of what we’ve got planned this month!
SATURDAY MARKET, October 5
9am Chef Demo with our favorite pimento cheese maker, Nick Jernigan of Montgomery Super Suppers 10:15am Maker Talk about jewelry making with Christie Ford of Leather & Pearl Girl
12:45pm 2020 Market Registration Info Meeting, in the former Collective space in the big parking lot
THURSDAY, October 10
11:30am‐12:30am Lunch ‘ Learn Small Business Financial Education Workshop: “Demystifying Credit”,presented by the Market and BBVA, in The Lumbar – free – RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY, October 12
9am Chef Demo with Chef Matthew Jones of Birmingham Southern College and Bon Appetit which is helping bring locally grown produce and produced food to schools and business settings in Birmingham and around the US
10:15am Maker Talk about Day of the Dead with restaurateur Jorge Castro; Dia de Los Muertos Festival will be held at Pepper Place November 2nd.
SUNDAY, October 13
5-8pm Southern Soiree, a farm dinner presented by Market partner Les Dames d’Escoffier, raising funds for scholarships and grants to female culinary students and aspiring entrepreneurs, at the Barn at Shady Lane, near Ross Bridge; tickets are $125/person, available at https://www.accelevents.com/e/southernsoiree2019
SATURDAY, October 19
All morning Maker Talk Meet & Greet with the developer/owner of Blue Light Kids, a Chicago‐based creator of indestructible eyeglasses for kids (and adults) that significantly reduce the damage done to young eyes from extended blue‐light exposure from phone and computer screens, in The Lumbar, in partnership with iiis in Five Points South
SUNDAY, October 20
1‐5pm 17th Annual Breakin’ Bread, presented by the Birmingham Originals, a food festival featuring Birmingham’s most popular restaurants and some of the Market’s favorite food producers
SATURDAY, October 26
All morning SENIOR WELLNESS DAY AT THE MARKET, with interactive information for seniors about nutrition, cooking tips, healthcare, blood pressure and blood glucose checks, social and learning programs, featuring
American Family Cares, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama, Osher Lifelong Learning Insittute at UA and Positive Maturity, on 29th Street during the Market
9‐11am DIY Sugar Skulls for Dia de los Muertos– a walk‐up demo/class where anyone can learn how to make a traditional sugar skull for the Dia de los Muertos Festival at Pepper Place, November 2nd
MONDAY, October 30
BIRMINGHAM CENTRAL MARKET GRAND OPENING
Join the City of Birmingham, BJCTA, ADECA and the Market at Pepper Place for the Grand Opening of this new weekday farmers market, open Monday‐Friday, 12:30‐5:30pm, in Intermodal Station parking lot on 17th St. and Morris Ave., bringing fresh produce to the heart of downtown Birmingham.
SATURDAY, November 2
Dia de los Meurtos Festival at Pepper Place, 5‐11pm