Mixed Greens Archives - Forsyth Farmer’s Market

Farm Truck 912 is rolling!

Farm Truck 912
Our mobile farmers market project, Farm Truck 912, is finally up and rolling!  If Saturdays don’t work out for you, please visit our truck during the week! More information and the schedule can be found at www.farmtruck912.org

FFM Farm Truck 912 on the way!

Forsyth Farmers Market Farm Truck
The Forsyth Farmer’s Market Farm Truck 912 is in the final stages of preparation! The Farm Truck will be a mobile farmer’s market, providing more Savannahians wider access to healthy food. The truck is currently being painted by artist Jose Ray.  We hope the Farm Truck will be ready to roll later in August.  We […]

Teri Schell speaks at Thinc

Join Teri Schell of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market for Lunch ‘N’ Thinc on Thursday, May 7th: Topics will include upcoming projects at the market, what their recent grant win means to the organization, and a discussion on the local food movement within Savannah and Chatham County. Thinc Savannah, 35 Barnard Street, Suite 300, Savannah, GA  31401 […]

Guest Post: “Gleaning” by Anna Tredway

In honor of National Food Day, Anna Tredway of Charles Ellis Montessori Academy has allowed us to post her findings on Gleaning: Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover crops from farmers’ fields after they have been commercially harvested and giving it to those in need. It is shown to be a cost-effective way for […]

Forsyth Farmers’ Almanac event video is live!

Forsyth Farmers' Almanac, Tess Wacker
Last November, the Mixed Greens presented an exhibit and live storytelling event at the Sentient Bean, featuring past, present and future farmers.  The video from the live event is available now on YouTube.  Take a look:  

Ella Washington

Ms. Ella Washington was born in the small community of Montgomery, near Skidaway Island in 1943. In addition to farming, her stepfather and mama both worked outside of the home Ms. Ella, her brother, stepsister, and stepbrother were responsible for helping to keep the farm life going. She recalls farming from Monday to Saturday, going […]

Have a story to tell about growing food?

The Mixed Greens would like to hear your story about growing food.  Stop by the Mixed Greens tent this Saturday, September 14, to tell your story!

Jon and Johnny

Green Wagon
The Mixed Greens are interested in capturing stories from farmers.

Plant Yourself

In early March, the Mixed Greens started setting out chairs near their tent to see if they could initiate conversations at the market.  Last week, we hosted quite a few discussions and learned a lot about our neighbors.  Stop by and plant yourself for a while with us – you never know who you’ll meet!

Will you be our Friend?

To help us cover our basic expenses, we started a Friends’ program a few years back.  Friends that donate at least $25 receive a discount with a different vendor each week and a free tote bag.  Our big rooster hangs out with the Vendor of the Week to signal Friends the discount of the week. […]