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East Lake Farmers Market

East Lake Farmers Market

The East Lake Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8 am to 12. We accept SNAP/EBT and Senior Nutrition Coupons.

East Lake Community Kitchen

East Lake Community Kitchen

Chef-apprentice Tonya makes strawberry sherbet for sale at the East Lake Farmers Market

Harvest Feast Planned for October 18

Harvest Feast Planned for October 18

This fall's Harvest Feast will be held on Thursday, October 18 at Gabrella Manor. The Dill Pickers will provide the entertainment and Chef Franklin Biggs will cook us something tasty to eat from our abundance of fresh, local produce. Please mark your calendar - more info coming soon!

Our kids garden is beautiful!

Our kids garden is beautiful!

These sunflowers were planted by some of the kids at the East Lake Farmers Market. Thanks to current intern Christa for taking such great pictures!

News & Events

We’re on the front page of the Birmingham News!
Jul 23, 2012 | by | Comments Off | Read →

Thanks to Val Walton and Michelle Campbell for spending some time with us last week. Please check out their great article about the work P.E.E.R., Inc. is doing in East Lake: http:...


Tasty tidbits
Jan 5, 2012 | by | Comments Off | Read →

As we’ve done in the past, we’ll be posting recipes for farmers market goodies and other tasty stuff here.  Please let us know if you have a recipe you’d like to...

Newsletter Archives

East Lake Farmers Market

Fresh Produce from Local Farms
Local farmers offer fresh produce.

The East Lake Farmers Market, established in 2005, makes fresh produce and other resources for healthy living available in South East Lake.   The East Lake Farmers Market open...

Senior Market Baskets

Fresh produce for neighborhood seniors
Volunteers deliver boxes of fresh produce to neighborhood seniors in need.

The Senior Market Basket Program extends the benefits of the East Lake Farmers Market to low-income seniors in South East Lake by providing and delivering a weekly supply of fresh ...

Step Up

Homework help and healthy activities for neighborhood youth
Volunteers help students with their homework.

Step Up supports healthy living and learning for local students through a twice-weekly after-school enrichment program. Kids eat healthy snacks, receive one-on-one help with homewo...

Community Kitchen

Culinary job training and food production
Chef Juanita serves a lunch customer.

On May 14, 2012, P.E.E.R., Inc. will open the East Lake Community Kitchen to expand access to fresh, nutritious foods.  Please consider attending our grand opening event on Tuesda...


Good Health in East Lake: education and activities
Students in the Good HELP program prepare and plant a vegetable garden in East Lake.

The Good Health in East Lake Program (Good HELP) supports healthy behaviors and strengthens community by providing opportunities for health education and for participating in healt...