Jordan Greer and his brother Brandon Greer make popcorn in Gadsden, Alabama, just a quick hour’s drive from Birmingham. When he isn’t popping popcorn the old fashioned way, Jordan is enjoying the best of his city—from beautiful natural scenery to a quaint, historic downtown. Next time you head to Alabama, make plans to take a day trip from Birmingham to Gadsden to enjoy a taste of small town life.
Read on to learn more about Jordan Greer’s favorite spots just outside of Birmingham in Gadsden, Alabama!
The new Best of Magic City Batch gift box features a bag of Kettle Brothers Smokin' White Cheddar Popcorn alongside other small-batch, locally made, artisan goods from the Birmingham, Alabama area including Bronnie's Peanut Brittle, Revelator Coffee Petunia's House Blend Whole Bean Coffee, and a Batch "Cheers Y'all" Flour Sack Hand Towel.
Where do you take out of towners?
Downtown Gadsden has lots of new restaurants and shops that are popping up, and the town is really trying to re-energize this area!
What’s one place that no one outside of Gadsden knows about, but everyone inside the town loves?
Big Chief Drive-In in Glencoe
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What is your favorite hidden gem to recommend to your out-of-town guests?
Trails at Noccalula Falls
Where is your favorite place to exercise?
Crossfit Rabid in Rainbow City
What is your favorite place to take kids in Gadsden?
And one more question about being a small business owner…
What’s it been like to keep on making during a global pandemic?
It’s been a lot of extra work making sure our supply chain keeps up with the delays we have been seeing in lead times. We have been fortunate that our online sales have increased dramatically during the pandemic.
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Are you ready to take a virtual trip to the Birmingham area? Check out Jordan Greer’s Kettle Brothers Popcorn in the new Best of Magic City Gift Batch and browse our site to see all the new Birmingham goods we have recently added to the Batch lineup. If you need high volume Birmingham, Alabama gifts for your business or event, give us a call!