Outdoors

How Pursell Farms became one of the leading resort destinations in the Southeast

Pursell Farms is steeped in history. Even its location in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains is part of the story. Pursell Farms is located on the east side of Sulphur Mountain. On the west is Talladega Springs, a former resort town that hit its peak in the early 1900s when visitors flocked to its luxury 100-room hotel for a stay while enjoying the supposed healing powers of the area’s many sulfur springs. Today, Pursell Farms carries on the resort town tradition with its 40-room boutique inn, cottages, and cabins.

By |July 6, 2021|

Get your floral fix at these 8 Alabama flower farms

Nothing brightens up a room like a vase of fresh flowers. If you don’t have a green thumb and you’re looking to support your floral addiction with something a little more sustainable than Trader Joe’s, look no further than these 8 Alabama flower farms. Offering everything from U-pick weekends to delivered flower CSAs, these local farmers are guaranteed to keep you in bloom all summer—and beyond—long.  

By |June 18, 2021|

Red snapper season begins in Alabama May 28

When you fish for red snapper off the Alabama coast, the work is hard but the rewards are delicious. With a limited window for catching them, eating just-caught snapper at home or in a restaurant is a culinary celebration. 

By |May 26, 2021|

How to see the Cahaba Lilies in bloom this year

If the camellia weren’t Alabama’s state flower, we’d be the first to recommend it be the Cahaba lily. This rare flower only exists in three states: Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina—and only for about one month out of each year. With a short blooming season, running roughly from Mother’s [...]

By |May 9, 2021|

Participate in a scavenger hunt on Lake Martin on May 15

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines—your boat engines that is. On Saturday May 15, Russell Medical is hosting a scavenger hunt on Lake Martin for anyone who would like to participate in a safe, socially distant activity. This on-the-water scavenger hunt will take teams all over the lake to hunt [...]

By |April 29, 2021|
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