– East Lake Market celebrates its 10th anniversary

This article by Joe Songer helps celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the East Lake Farmers Market. Read the article at See the photo gallery at

weld – Feast and famine in the deep-fried South

This feature article by Cody Owens features the East Lake Farmers Market and other organizations trying to help the Birmingham community have access to fresh, healthy food. Read the article at – White House highlights Rev. Sally Allocca as a “Champion of Change” for strengthening food security

On Thursday, September 6, 2012, the White House welcomed 11 Champions of Change who have committed themselves to Strengthening Food Security in the United States and around the world. Rev. Sally Allocca was among those recognized. Sally is Executive Director of Promoting Empowerment and Enrichment Resources (P.E.E.R., Inc.) and the East Lake Market. Read the article at