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  • Writer's pictureKayla Stinnett

Black Business Month: Five Birmingham, AL Black Businesses

August is recognized as Black Business Month, a time to celebrate and support Black-owned businesses. And I don’t think it’s any secret that I L- O-V-E celebrating Black business here at Iron City Social!

Here’s a list of Black-owned businesses you can support this (and every) month here in Birmingham, Alabama. And FYI - they’re Woman-owned, too!

Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn is a local artisan kettle corn company crafting some of the best popcorn I’ve ever had. They feature unique flavors handcrafted in the heart of the Woodlawn community of Birmingham, Alabama. One taste, and I promise you’ll be a #PopHead too! You can shop them online or at 5831 1st Ave N Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35212.

SoulSistah3.0 is about community, culture, and sistahood, featuring products like custom clothing, jewelry, art, and more. Her products are either crafted in-house or ethically (and equitably) sourced straight from Africa.

You can shop SoulSistah online at a pop-up or her new shop at 16 Office Park Circle, Mountain Brook, AL 35223.

Chicken & Sweets is a mobile pop-up that specializes in canned goods. But they’re doing so much more than jam. She artfully crafts snack mixes, relishes, jams, jellies, and more that feature unique flavors like Carrot Cake Jam and Southern ChowChow.

As she puts it, it really is “Handcrafted Southern Deliciousness.” Make sure to follow their page for the pop-up schedule.

d’Trespa Vintage & Consignment is a shop in the heart of the Woodlawn community of Birmingham, Alabama. This store is stuffed to the gills with some of the best vintage pieces I’ve ever seen - and their consignment side is fantastic, too.

The owner, LaRoyce, has spent years curating a collection of women’s and men’s clothing that speaks to her eccentric style and is sure to ring true to you as well. Make sure to check out the shop at 5529 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35212.

The BrewedBlackGirl is a platform founded and sustained by Ashley Monroe. Ashley’s an avid beer nerd, educator, and novice brewer passionate about helping women find their place in the craft beer world. Make sure to follow (and like) her pages for a look inside her craft beer world, including special events, notable beer releases, and more.

Kayla Stinnett is a self-described chef, gin lover, and rambling woman. With over eight years in the marketing world, she’s the CEO of Iron City Social, HBIC at Quake Plus Size, and Managing Partner + CMO of Stargazer Brewing Company.


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