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Birmingham Restaurants named Amazon Influencer by Amazon.

Amazon Influencer Amazon invited Birmingham Restaurants to become an Amazon Influencer. This exclusive program is for influencers with large followings. 

Shop Birmingham Restaurants publisher, Jan Walsh's  recommendations for Non-GMO, and organic products for home cooks and organic living at Birmingham Restaurants Amazon Influencer page. 

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Does your wine offer hints of glyphosate and sulfites?

By Jan Walsh

Credit to The International Wine & Food Society


Mankind has been making wine for more than 8,000 years. Yet only in the last 150 years have we made it with chemicals, herbicides, and pesticides. Fortunately, man has not made genetically modified (GMO) wine grapes—yet. But many conventional wine growers use a lot of chemicals, pesticides, and herbicides on and around their vines. And among them is glyphosate, a weed killer, which the World Health Organization named a likely carcinogen in 2016.

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America’s most popular beverage is unexpectedly complex.

By Jan Walsh 

Photography by Beau Gustafson

I grew up drinking water from the tap. I also drank from the water hose on a hot, summer day. But I no longer drink tap water because I do not know what is in it. 


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Samuel Smith is Yorkshire’s oldest beer and USDA Organic.


By Jan Walsh


Photography by Beau Gustafson


Samuel Smith is among the few independent breweries remaining in England. They brew at The Old Brewery at Tadcaster, Yorkshire's oldest brewery founded in 1758 when its original well was sunk. The well is still used today for drawing brewing water from 85 feet underground. Traditional brewing methods have also been retained here including making its own copper, repairing its oak casks, and hand-weighing hops by the master hop blender.

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I fall in love at first bite with chocolate cheese.


By Jan Walsh


Photography by Beau Gustafson


I just love to meet folks who have found their calling. Greg and Ana Kelly are among them. I recently met the couple and discovered their scrumptious, Dayspring Dairy cheeses at Pepper Place Market. Several years ago the couple left their professional careers to purchase a beautiful farm in Gallant, Alabama and construct their own sheep dairy and creamery. Believing that God led them to this work, they named it Dayspring for the sunrise and biblical reference to Jesus.

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