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Bring Your Appetite Out This Tuesday for the West Homewood Farmer's Market!

Market Address: 160 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209

Dates and Hours: Every Tuesday from 5 pm to 8 pm in June, July and the first Tuesday in August

Market Manager: Jessica Harris (email)

Phone: 833-WESTHWD (937-8493) Ext. 1 or 2



Mouthwatering eats, sweet treats, refreshing beverages, and more at West Homewood Farmer's Market This Tuesday, July 25


There are only two markets left for the 2023 summer season! Be sure not to miss out; indulge in a delightful culinary adventure at the West Homewood Farmer's Market this Tuesday, July 25! We would love to see all your smiling faces on Tuesday to enjoy our wide range of food trucks and other vendors. Experience a tantalizing array of mouthwatering eats, from farm-fresh produce to nutritious microgreens, and savor the sweetness of delectable treats crafted by local bakers. Quench your thirst with a variety of refreshing beverages, from freshly squeezed fruit juices to ice-cold lemonades. Whether you're a food enthusiast, a health-conscious individual, or simply looking for a fun outing, this vibrant market has something to please every palate. Don't miss out on this opportunity to support local vendors and immerse yourself in a feast of flavors at the West Homewood Farmer's Market!


Attention, everyone! While supplies last, we still have a limited stock of exclusive WHFM merchandise, and they are selling like hotcakes! Don't miss your chance to grab some fantastic WHFM swag at Cathi's booth located at the market's INFO booth. Come on by to see our collection of T-shirts from previous seasons, now priced at just $10 each! If you're looking for something fresh and new, we've got brand-new shirts available for $20, as showcased in the photo on the right. We're also offering two different styles of WHFM hats for $25 each to add some flair to your wardrobe. And here's the best part – stay on the lookout for the arrival of our stunning WHFM bags, perfect for carrying all your market goodies in style. We can't wait to unveil these exciting additions to our merchandise lineup! So, make sure to drop by and check out all the amazing offerings at Cathi's booth during your visit to the market!



 

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: MOLLIE ROBINSON


Meet Mollie Garrigan Robinson, our live entertainment for this week and a multi-talented artist who wears many hats, including being an elementary music and art teacher during the day. With a passion for music that knows no bounds, Mollie has found her voice as a captivating singer/songwriter, charming audiences with her distinctive blend of jazz, country, soul, and pop influences. Her remarkable ability to fuse these diverse vocal elements creates a truly unique sound, offering a fresh and exciting spin on all your favorite tunes.


As an experienced performer, Mollie Garrigan Robinson's magnetic presence on stage is bound to captivate and entertain you from the moment she steps into the spotlight. Her rich, soulful voice can effortlessly weave through genres, delivering heart-touching ballads and foot-tapping upbeat tracks with equal mastery.


Mollie's journey as a musician began early in her life, and her dedication to honing her craft is evident in every note she sings. As an elementary music teacher, she not only imparts her knowledge and passion for music to the next generation but also draws inspiration from the young minds she nurtures.


Beyond her work as a music teacher, Mollie is committed to her artistic pursuits and has been tirelessly crafting her own original compositions. Her songwriting skills reflect her life experiences, dreams, and emotions, allowing her listeners to connect with her on a deeper level through her heartfelt lyrics.


Whether she's performing at intimate local venues (like our little market,) music festivals, or larger stages, Mollie Garrigan Robinson's performances are sure to impress with their authenticity and raw talent. Audiences are drawn to her warm stage presence and her ability to make every song she sings feel like a personal message to each listener.


With a repertoire that includes a mix of reimagined classics and her original compositions, Mollie Garrigan Robinson's music offers a delightful journey through various musical landscapes. Her versatile style appeals to a wide range of audiences, leaving a lasting impression on all who have the pleasure of experiencing her artistry. Be sure not to miss out this Tuesday and join us on Oxmoor Road for a breathtaking performance from Mollie Robinson!

 

VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: INGADI FLOWER FARM


Ingadi Flower Farm, owned and operated by Bill and Rebecca Rowley, takes immense pleasure in cultivating sustainable cut flowers, foliage, and a variety of plants catering to farmers' markets, flower enthusiasts, shut-ins, and DIYers. Their diverse offerings include beautifully wrapped bouquets, straight bunches consisting of 10 stems of a single flower variety, or DIY buckets filled with loose stems of assorted blooms and foliage.


In addition to their flower offerings, Ingadi Flower Farm also provides flower arranging services and hosts horticultural workshops to share their knowledge and passion with others. For more information on their products and services, interested individuals can reach out to them directly or come visit them at West Homewood Farmer's Market.


Nestled in Chelsea, AL, Ingadi Flower Farm serves the greater Birmingham area with its farm-fresh and sustainably grown floral delights. Bill and Rebecca Rowley's dedication to their craft ensures that customers receive nothing but the finest blooms, making their farm a beloved destination for flower lovers and aspiring florists alike.


Click below to learn more about Ingadi Flower Farm!


 

GIVE & GROW

Sponsors, please consider giving to the GIVE & GROW campaign; which is designed to directly benefit the farmer, grower, and producer (FGP). The West Homewood Farmers Market over the last three years has been able to raise enough funds to enable a select number FGPs to not have to pay booth fees at the market. We'd like to expand that offering by giving you a way to pay those fees directly. We're calling it GIVE & GROW. Give and watch the market GROW. Obviously, this doesn't generate additional revenue needed to grow the market but it does help the FGPs grow, saving them money, and helps us to recruit more vendors like them. We will continue to raise funds through traditional grant, sponsorship, and donation request. In addition, as the traffic continues to grow on www.westhomewood.com we will sell very affordable advertising options.


Contact us today or click one of the following links to learn more...





 

NEW MARKET MANAGER FOR 2023!

It's hard to believe the West Homewood Farmers Market is opening for our 13th Season this summer and we're excited to introduce and ask you to welcome our new Market Manager - Jessica Harris. Patrons and Vendors alike are going to love her - and, no, we're not going to ask her to wear that big 'ole goofy cowboy hat!


Jessica comes to us by way of AmeriCorps whose mission is to build community through environmental stewardship! I think we're going to adopt that mission statement! In addition, AmeriCorps provides the market with summer interns who help us make the market happen each week. We want to give a big shout-out to UAB who manages the AmeriCorps program. Be sure to say hello to Jessica this summer.


 

WAYS TO SUPPORT THE FARMERS MARKET


Vendors can apply to the West Homewood Farmer's Market 2023 Season. Click here:


The West Homewood Farmer's Market is a family-friendly market where no alcohol is served and kids have as much fun as adults. We will have kid's planned activities again this summer as well as a good-'ole fashioned sprinkler set-up. Bring your little ones dressed in something where they can get soaked. You'll love the photos you can capture! It's simply a hose with a sprayer on the end... nothing fancy but the kids love it.

 

Interactive Vendor Map

Discover the participating vendors at the market by using our interactive vendor map. This tool not only reveals who will be present at the market but also provides their contact details.


For a complete Vendor List go here.


 

Video by Nicholas Coker

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS




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