Who’s the bottom of Fry Down? Cahaba River Society is raising money to feed rivers

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  Who's the bottom of Fry Down?  Cahaba River Society is raising money to feed rivers

For the second year, due to the pandemic, the competition will be virtual. The Fry Down is already well underway but this Sunday is when we’ll find out the winning team.

Make Birmingham a part of the way you celebrate World Tourism Day

Six teams are on missions to raise money for the organization and similar projects:

“This is our biggest fundraiser of the year,” Gordon Black of the Cahaba River Society said. “We’re doing a huge river bank restoration project where we planted a bunch of plants and trees into a damaged section of riverbank. That’s the kind of thing we need help with.”

Story Highlights

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Who’s down for a Fry Down? To celebrate the 194 mile long Alabama waterway and the efforts to keep it safe and clean, the Cahaba River Society are holding their annual Fry Down this week.

  • The team that raises the most money during the Fish Down brings home this trophy. (Courtesy: Cahaba River Society)

Girl Scout Troop 26232Blazer Theatre OrganizationBulldogs for BiodiversityBaugh Fry TeamEagle Solar and Lightly BreadedSpire Fry Team

Cahaba River Society’s Gordon Black whipped up a fish dish that pays tribute to Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday morning, CBS 42 spent time by the Cahaba River cooking up Black’s catfish with rice, peppers, beans, finished with goat cheese (pictured above).