Sweet Grown Alabama Day Celebrates Locally Grown Products and Farmers

As a celebration of locally grown products and farmers markets, Sweet Grown Alabama, the state’s non-profit agricultural branding program, hosted “Sweet Grown Alabama Day” on July 23.
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Sweet Grown Alabama Featured on The Mark White Show

Director Ellie Watson joined Mark White to discuss the Sweet Grown Alabama program. 
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Support Farmers on Sweet Grown Alabama Day July 23

Celebrate all the goodness of summertime fruit and vegetables – and the hard-working farmers who grow them – at Sweet Grown Alabama Day on July 23.
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Sweet Grown Alabama Hosts Pop-up Farmers Market Outside Tomato Sandwich Lunch

Sweet Grown Alabama hosted a pop-up farmers market outside the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries' 19th Annual Tomato Sandwich Lunch at the Ed Teague Arena in Montgomery on Wednesday, June 29.
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FDL Tomato Pie Triumphs in Bama’s Best Tomato Dish Contest

A trio of judges sampled savory tomato pie June 14 — just steps from the Montgomery Curb Market stand where FDL Gourmet To Go chef Preston Williams purchased the dish’s star ...
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‘Sweet Grown Alabama Act’ Expands Opportunities for Alabama Farmers

On April 11, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed the ‘Sweet Grown Alabama Act,’ which includes farmer-produced value-added products in existing agricultural sales tax exemptions.
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Flavorful Four Move On In Bama’s Best Tomato Dish Contest

Tomato pies and fried green tomatoes garnered more than 1,500 votes over four days as voters determined finalists for the Bama’s Best Tomato Dish Contest.  
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Bounty and Grace- A Forkable Event

Sweet Grown Alabama members Monroeville Market Days are hosting a special farm to table dinner event under the stars in Monroeville on the Old County Courthouse Museum south lawn.
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Sweet Grown Alabama "Eat local and help local farmers" with Viewpoint Alabama Radio

Sweet Grown Alabama Director Ellie Watson joined Viewpoint Alabama Radio to talk about connecting local famers with consumers in Alabama, and the result is better food that spends less time in ...
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