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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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:
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 […]
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!
The Mixed Greens are interested in capturing stories from farmers.
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!
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. […]
A day-long, information-packed mini-conference for organic gardeners, modern homesteaders, sustainable farmers, and do-it-yourselfers in the southern Georgia region. This one-day conference will take place on Jan. 26, 2013 from 9am-6pm at Tattnall County High School, Highway 23/57 South in Reidsville, Ga A taste of the offerings: Farmer Herman of Turkey Hill Farm near Tallahassee will […]