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Farm Stand at UAB

 

2020 Farm Stand Schedule

Due to public health concerns related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Farm Stand at UAB has been suspended until further notice.

Weekly Regional Produce Box: Check out available produce from the UAB Farm Stand by visiting Boozer Farms online. Order a weekly regional produce box featuring a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables from Boozer Farms, and select a pickup location that is convenient for you.

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About Boozer Farms

The family-run farm located in Chilton County began in the summer of 2003, when eldest Boozer daughter Taylor began selling produce in Auburn to offset her tuition expenses. Rising before the sun to farm before a full day of work, Taylor knew an important choice was inevitable — either continue working her current job, or commit to farm full-time. Thanks to the generosity of a dear family friend known as Mr. Jim, who was looking to quit farming just as Taylor’s aspirations to serve the greater Alabama community began to blossom, the decision was easy. Refusing to sell out to developers, Jim was committed to preserving the land and recognized Taylor’s determination and dedication to cultivating wholesome, high-quality produce. He made an offer she couldn’t resist, and the land was hers in return for her commitment to farm it.

Nearly 13 years later, the farm has grown from a small strawberry patch to acres of field ripened blueberries, squash, cantaloupes, persimmon trees and more. As extra hands were needed to tend the crops, Taylor’s father, Bobby, retired from his agriculture career with Auburn University to work alongside his daughter and help make her dream of farming a reality. Her mother, Sonya, ensures each blueberry picked is a “true Boozer Blueberry,” maintaining the perfect size, shape, and shade of blue. The family's recent decision to voluntarily become GAP (good agricultural practices) certified — which means that Boozer Farms produces, packs, handles and stores its produce as safely as possible to minimize food safety risks in accordance with the USDA — is just one more way that they show their dedication to providing food for the community that is grown with the utmost care for the health of both the environment and the consumer.

Boozer Farms continues to evolve and expand throughout Alabama as Taylor and her family seek new ways to serve the community. In addition to attending local farmer’s markets, supplying local restaurants with fresh produce, and running their CSA (community supported agriculture) program, Boozer Farms has now set down roots in UAB’s community. Traveling from Clanton to Birmingham four days a week, they sell their produce in several locations around UAB. Visit Boozer Farms online.