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Market Location

The Market wouldn't exist without Pepper Place.
Come see what we're made of.

2829 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35233

Every Saturday
7am–12pm
Rain Or Shine!

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The Market At Pepper Place

1130 22nd Street South
Suite 3500
Birmingham, AL 35205

Frequently Asked Questions

We are committed to continuing to support Alabama farmers and make their fresh, locally-grown goods available to our Farmers Market community. We are actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation, rules and regulations. The Market at Pepper Place is constantly adapting to address the ongoing needs of our community and adheres to CDC guidelines, and the recommendations of our state and local health department officials. Click here for more information and to read our Plan Of Action.
Vendor registration for the 2020 season is currently closed.

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Spring

Every Saturday. Rain or Shine. 7a-12p.

Come for asparagus, beans, beets, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, collards, greens, herbs, kale, lettuce, onions, peas, pecans, sweet potatoes, spinach, squash, strawberries – and if you’re lucky, you might find some of the season’s first blueberries, broccoli, corn, cucumbers, eggplant and possibly peaches.

Summer

Every Saturday. Rain or Shine. 7a-12p.

Cool off with a tasty treat as you shop for blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, cucumbers, figs, leeks, melons, muscadines, okra, peaches, peas, peppers, scuppernongs, squash, mushrooms, sweet corn, zucchini and the perennial favorite – every type tomato imaginable.

Fall

Every Saturday. Rain or Shine. 7a-12p

Fall is a favorite for many. That’s when root vegetables, citrus, kale, peas, persimmon, squash, all types of greens, sweet potatoes, pumpkins and holiday greenery fills market tents.

Winter

Every Saturday. Rain or Shine. 7a-12p.

Indoor Market – While it may be a little smaller than the outdoor market, come find what’s fresh and in season. This time of year, tables are filled with carrots, citrus, collards, green onions, herbs, lettuce, kale, pecans and maybe some early season beans, strawberries and turnips.
All vendors are expected to set up rain or shine, however, some won’t be able to if it’s raining and their product could be damaged by inclement weather. Farmers will set up in the rain, as their products aren’t weather sensitive.
Yes! The Market is open Saturday morning – even on holiday weekends.
Yes! From May through mid-October we have cooking demos each Saturday beginning at 9 am. Chefs from local restaurants in the Birmingham area share their in-season, fresh recipes. The 2020 Cooking Demonstration calendar will be available soon.
Yes! The Market has two music sites at the outdoor Market each Saturday: the Front Porch Stage in the main parking lot and the 29th Street Stage, under the music tent on 29th Street South. All musicians who perform at the Market live and work in Alabama.
Yes! Located on 29th Street South beginning April 11 throughout the summer weeks, kids can color and make simple and fun educational projects in the Children’s Tent. There is also a Misting Tent on 29th Street so children, big and small, can cool off during hot Alabama mornings.
We’re both! Our spring, summer and fall market begins on Saturday April 14 through December 12. The Market will break for the holiday season at the end of the year and start back up as an indoor market in mid-late January. The winter market has between 17-20 vendors each week and is located on 28th Street South by The Collective Salon, OvenBird Restaurant and Billy Reid.
We love dogs – always have. Your dogs are welcome at the Market as long as they are on a short leash and you pick up after their potty breaks! We encourage you to leave your four-legged babies at home however, as Alabama summers can be very hot and uncomfortable – especially for their paws on hot pavement! NOTE: Pups are NOT ALLOWED in the Indoor Market space.
You will find three categories of Market vendors: farmers, food and drink, and maker artisans. Not all sellers are present on Saturday. Each seller has his/her own schedule for the market.
Yes! We are pleased to accept SNAP/EBT, plus Double Up Food Bucks at the Market year round. Details on how you can use your benefits can be found here.
Yes! Two ATMS (BBVA) are onsite at Pepper Place. You can find the ATMs inside the Studios Building off the main parking lot, and on 29th Street, near the patio. All market vendors accept cash, many take debit cards, and all farmers accept SNAP/EBT tokens. Should you not want to use an ATM on site, you are welcome to purchase Market Dollar Tokens. These tokens work the same as cash and may be used to buy any product from any vendor! Please click here for more information.