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Toto, We’re Not In Bama Anymore

Grumpy has put his nose to the grindstone for the last several months, addressing all of your gardening concerns in a prompt and other-worldly manner. Now it is time for a break. This week, I’m enjoying a vacation of skiing, beer, snowshoeing, beer, canoeing, beer, hiking, and beer. Guess where I am.

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Belle Chevre: American Cheese

Max McCalman is a world-renowned cheese expert, and he is an American. The fact that he is an American is noteworthy because very few that have earned his status as a cheese expert are. Why?, you might ask. You probably already have an inkling that it has to do with our “culture” of cheese in the country. It hasn’t been […]

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FRESHWORKS! Festival Debuts in Birmingham

The people behind the inagural FRESHWORKS! Festival are out to prove that farm-to-table food is always in season. This Saturday (June 16), farmers, chefs, and food trucks will converge at The Gardens at Park Place for an afternoon of education, entertainment, and of course, great Southern cooking. Expect a veritable bounty of food trucks including Birmingham favorites such as Dreamcakes, Shindigs, and […]

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SweetWater Brewing Company Celebrates Earth Day

Photo by Jessica Stringer This week, the folks at SweetWater Brewering Company in Atlanta got yet another reason to raise a glass—they cracked the top 25 in the Brewers Association annual top 50 list. To top off the good news, the brewery’s eighth annual Sweetwater 420 Fest kicks off tomorrow—appropriately, at 4:20 p.m. on April 20. The festival features a cornhole tournament, […]

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