0512 Urban Cookhouse Famer's Market
Beautiful display of vegetables available at the Urban Cookhouse Farmers Market in SOHO.
Starting on Saturday, May 5, Urban Cookhouse will present up to 20 vendors, including farmers and artists, at the Homewood Market. The Market will take place in the SOHO parking lot from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The Market will be closed for Memorial Day, but it will be held every other Saturday until August 4.
Urban Cookhouse owner Andrea Snyder said that many vendors from last year will be back again, including the infamous “Peach Man.” Kenneth Easterling has been selling his harvests from the back of his pickup truck on 18th Street for years. He sells 12 unique varieties of Chilton County peaches in $10 peach baskets.
Also, Harvest Farm will be back with 10 varieties of heirloom tomatoes. “The heirloom tomatoes come in different varieties and have different tastes and textures,” Snyder said.
Owl’s Hollow from Gadsden will again sell their hydroponic lettuces, grown floating in water with all the nutrients they need.
The Market will also sell pasta, coffee, specialty breads and cheeses, glass tile pendants, sausage, seasonal produce, salsas and jams, dog attire, fresh flowers and more. A chef will give a cooking demo every week.
“We’re trying to focus on Homewood restaurants and chefs in the area for the demos,” Snyder said.
Urban Cookhouse sponsors and manages the market and puts on the event on Saturdays. If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Laura Powell at lpowell1@ samford.edu. For more information, visit urbancookhouse.com or checkout Urban Cookhouse’s Facebook and Twitter feeds.