“Thank God for social media, I never thought I’d say that,” she said. “It’s been our gateway to our people and a mechanism for us to communicate.”
She made the decision to close her doors with her customers and employees in mind, and since then, the 2019 Big Pitch finalist has been focused on looking out her ecosystem—customers, farmers and the community on the front lines of the virus.
She and her partner, two-time James Beard award winner Robin Bashinsky are bringing their produce-forward food to Instagram by hosting Sunday Supper and using the profits from their week of pick-up service to not only pay their employees but to also provide meals for healthcare workers.
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✨SUNDAY SUPPER CLUB RETURNS.✨ This week, we’re teaming up with @bdafarm to bring you a delightful holiday spread of grilled lamb chops, local garden greens, and an herb-yogurt dressing. • • Order your goods by Thursday @ midnight for pick up Saturday 7-10a in BHM @marketatpepperplace AND Tuscaloosa @tuscaloosarivermarket. Link in profile ➡️. • • Then join us LIVE on Sunday @ 4p CT for a quick, 15-minute primer to help you make some magic at home.🙌
“It’s a tiny drop in the bucket for what a lot of people are doing, but it’s what we can afford to do,” she said. “It’s what we’re able to do…but we really want to play our part.”
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