No one could have guessed that a summer would come where we couldn’t spend a day mingling freely with our fellow residents while perusing the produce at the farmers market. But here we are, about three months into Alabama’s COVID-19 outbreak, and local markets have been forced to delay their…

To discover what a creative artist can do with everyday objects, talk to Julie Baxter. She turns “worn” into “wonderful” and “discarded” into “delightful,” simply by visualizing aesthetic uses for throwaway items that others would never imagine.