A taste of Nelchie’s Cajun: Q&A with Chef Kevon Lewis

A Woodlawn Street Market vendor since the second market, Chef Lewis is taking over the kitchen at Rojo on Monday, August 12 as part of Birmingham Restaurant Week. Continue reading

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Harvest Brunch and Woodlawn Street Market bring big crowds to the neighborhood

August 11 was an extra vibrant day in the heart of Woodlawn, as Birmingham Restaurant Week’s 2018 season kicked off with a sold-out Harvest Brunch alongside a larger-than-ever Woodlawn Street Market.  Continue reading

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Homemade taste and quality ingredients: Suzie Jane’s Cozy Cakes and Bars

REV’s June 2018 Woodlawn Street Market was Hawkins’ first experience selling her goods in a public setting. Up until then, Hawkins had only her instinct that there was a market in Birmingham for her cakes – and it turned out, she was right! She saw robust sales and collected encouraging customer feedback. Continue reading

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Farm-to-Dunkelweizen: Meet the blackberry farmer behind the Proximity Series brew

When Taylor Hatchet of Boozer Farms was met with Cahaba Brewing’s order for 400 pounds of blackberries, she knew it was going to be a challenge. However, that didn’t stop her from working with REV’s Urban Food Project to make the Proximity Series Blackberry Dunkelweizen possible Continue reading

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The 2018 Woodlawn Street Market is showcasing Birmingham’s small businesses

The popular markets that bring up to 80 local vendors and hundreds of shoppers to the heart of historic Woodlawn are back. Applications to be a vendor at one or more 2018 markets are being accepted now! Continue reading

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Sign up to volunteer at 2018 Birmingham Restaurant Week events

The time has come for Birmingham Restaurant Week 2018 – and we want you to be a part of the fun August 10-19! Continue reading

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Birmingham Restaurant Week 2018: Celebrate food leading the revitalization of our city

From Aug. 10-19, BRW gives 70-plus local restaurants the opportunity to showcase all the ways they are feeding the city – from filling vacant spaces and creating locally-sourced dishes to mentoring the next generation of culinary greats.   Continue reading

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Cahaba Brewing and REV’s Urban Food Project partner on farm-to-glass seasonal brews

Each beer in the ‘Proximity Series’ will feature seasonal local produce that travels from Alabama farms to your glass. Continue reading

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Food entrepreneurship leads economic development progress in Woodlawn

The Birmingham community of Woodlawn has recently seen economic growth through the renovation of an existing but dilapidated building that now houses a restaurant, a bakery and a fresh produce distribution center.  Located at 5829 1st Avenue North, the joint venture between Woodlawn Foundation and REV Birmingham has allowed two Woodlawn business owners to expand their footprint to accommodate a growing demand for their respective products. Continue reading

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BIZ 1.0 is headed to Ensley in June

The next BIZ 1.0 is headed to Ensley! REV Birmingham invites anyone interested in this special edition of BIZ 1.0 to come out June 15 and learn what it takes to start a business in Birmingham. Continue reading

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