Leeds, Ala. Leeds Main Street is partnering with Kennedy Farms at Chelsea to provide a fun and family environment for the Leeds Farmers Market. The Leeds Farmers Market, a new member of Sweet Grown Alabama, is introducing a new logo, new location, music, and food truck vendors this year. They will now be set up in the green field across from Windstream at the corner of 1st Ave and 6th St. The hours run from 3pm-7pm every Thursday all summer long.
“We have twelve vendors plus two food trucks lined up for this Thursday and expect to grow throughout the season,” said Lisa Kennedy, Owner of Kennedy Farms at Chelsea and Organizer of the Leeds Farmers Market. “There is a good mix of new vendors and veteran vendors selling a variety of items ranging from vegetables and coffee to local art and honey. We also accept SFMP Coupons.”
The food trucks on May 4 will be the Old Smokey Bar-B-Que and DSquared. Live music from Evan Kennedy will begin at 5 p.m. and will go till 7 p.m. Billy’s Bad Axe will also be in attendance providing a fun axe-throwing experience.
Kennedy Farms is a family-owned and operated 40 acre farm located in Chelsea, Alabama. With 12 acres in full production, they enjoy growing market favorites like tomatoes, squash, plums, peaches, melons, peas, and eggplant to name a few.
Leeds Main Street is a Designated Main Street community and nonprofit focused on downtown revitalization. Since Main Street Alabama Designation in June 2022, 7 net new businesses have opened downtown creating 7 jobs. Total investment during that time is $343,120 investment with $253,207 being private dollars and 1,718 reported volunteer hours.
Amber Vines, Leeds Main Street Executive Director, 205-422-0760, firstname.lastname@example.org