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Roy L. Williams            
Director of Public Relations        
Birmingham Public Library             
Phone: (205) 226-3746 cell (205) 568-0067            
personal cell (205)572-1359
E-mail: rlwilliams@bham.lib.al.us 
     
Grow It and Eat It Instant Garden program tonight at Central Library 

What: “Grow It and Eat It! Instant Garden”
When: Monday, Oct. 2, 6-8 p.m. 
Where: Central Library, Arrington Auditorium 4th Floor, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 
Details: The program is a part of BPL’s 2017 Eat Drink Read Write Festival.  
 
BIRMINGHAM, AL-is your yard too small for a garden? Do you have no yard at all? Don’t fret: you can still grow a garden.  Make plans to be at the Central Library at 6 p.m. tonight, Monday, Oct. 2,  as BPL's 2017 Eat Drink Read Write Festival continues with "Grow it and Eat It! Instant Garden," presented by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

This free event will take place in the Arrington Auditorium, 4th floor of the Linn-Henley Research Building. From corn in a five-gallon bucket, to salad in a pot, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) will show you how to grow food in the most unusual places. For details on this event and others taking place as part of Eat Drink Read Write between now and Oct. 10, go to www.bplonline.org/EatDrinkFest.  
 
What: “What was That?” social media  and food trends panel discussion taking place as part of 2017 Eat Drink Read Write Festival
When: Tuesday, Oct. 3, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Central Library, 2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203  
Details: Join Birmingham area food bloggers and Joy King, TV host of Dining Out with Comedienne Joy, for a fascinating discussion on the influence of social media on food in Birmingham and across the nation.

BIRMINGHAM, AL-Ever tried sushi donuts? How about rolled ice cream? Then make plans to be at the Central Library in downtown Birmingham from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3, for “What was That?,” a social media  and food trends panel discussion taking place as part of the Birmingham Public Library’s 2017 Eat Drink Read Write Festival. The event is free to the public.

Joy King, TV host of Dining Out with Comedienne Joy, will be joined by area food bloggers for a fascinating discussion on food sharing and the influence of social media on food in Birmingham and across the nation. For more information, click on this link http://bit.ly/2foefN6
Besides Comedienne Joy, other speakers participating in the discussion will be: Emily Brown, author of “Birmingham Food: A Magic City Menu;” Russell Hooks, Founder, Happenin's in the 'Ham; Tara Massouleh, Assistant Editor of “Birmingham Magazine”; Janece Maze, lifestyle blogger of “Eat Drink & Savor;” Rocky Prince, executive chef of Itta Bena WindCreek Montgomery; Julia Sayers, editor-in-chief of “Birmingham Magazine;’ and Justin White, co-owner of Cosecha Urban Kitchen.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BPL
For additional information about the programs and services of the Birmingham Public Library, visit our website at www.bplonline.org and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter @BPL. The mission of Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality library experience to our community for life-long learning, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment. This system—with 19 locations and serving the community for 130 years—is one of the largest library systems in the southeast.
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