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Live HealthSmart Alabama celebrates new sidewalks, other upgrades in Kingston

Jessica Snyder UAB News Live HealthSmart Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham initiative, celebrated phase one improvements in the Kingston community last week at Stockham Park. These improvements...

Fed Up: Neighborhood Leaders Demand Grocers With Healthy Food Options

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Reshonda McNeal, president of the Killough Springs Neighborhood Association in East Birmingham, has lived in her community for more than...

What City Has in Store for Nearly 150,000 Residents Living in...

By Ameera Steward and Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Nearly 150,000 Birmingham residents live in food deserts—and they’re fed up. Wiley Short, president of the Spring Lake...

Harvest Market’s ‘critical’ role in Eastern Birmingham

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times Local grocer Jeff Gentry uses one word when asked the importance of providing healthy food options: “Critical.” Gentry is...

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