The mercantile was opened on December 16, 2013 by Kim Steffey with a $1.65 million capital investment. The store hosts classes in gardening, preservation, cooking and other homesteading skills and the restaurant will feature locally-sourced ingredients. A beehive built into one wall will showcase honey production.
The store closed in 2015.
- Gray, Jeremy (May 9, 2013) "Once a Clay grocery store, McEnally's Mercantile will offer feed, seed and return to pioneer living." The Birmingham News
- Lloyd, Gary (November 25, 2013) "Business briefs: New openings in Trussville, Clay." Trussville Tribune
- McEnally's Mercantile on Facebook