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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. […]

South GA Growing Local & Sustainable Conference

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 […]

AASU’s ‘The Inkwell’ reports on the Digging In initiative

Digging in Event at the Forsyth Farmers Market
Forsyth Farmers’ Market celebrates autumn by Ashley Moore of The Inkwell Underneath the shade of trees in the crisp fall air, visitors stopped by the “Digging In” tent as they walked from East Park Street into Forsyth Park. A table featuring fresh apples, coffee, cheese and hummus to sample awaited them. Hanging inside the tent […]

Well Fed’s Food Day Festival is October 28

In 2011, good food advocates across America celebrated the first ever Food Day.  Our friends at Well Fed Magazine held the largest event in the country at the Mother Matilda Beasley park.  This year, Well Fed is planning an even bigger event and we’ll be there, too.  We plan to recreate Forsyth Farmers’ Market on […]

FFM tomorrow at St. Mary’s 8 am to Noon

On Thursday, July 12th, from 8:00 am to noon, Revival Foods will be selling at St. Mary’s Community Center.  The centeris located at 812 E. 36th St.  They will have an interactive food education project going on from 9:30 to 11.  Snap benefits will be doubled up to $50 just like our Saturday Markets.  So […]

Pick up your plants on Saturday, July 7!

The Little Green Wagon plants are waiting for their friends to come back and take them home!  Hurry!  They are looking for some dirt, some sun, a little water and love!

Little Green Wagon plants are ready for pick-up!

Every week our community team, the Mixed Greens, hosts the Little Green Wagon project.  Young people are invited to plant a seed in the wagon and we take care of it during the week.  If your child has planted a seed, it is ready for pick-up!  Please stop by this week and claim your plant…next […]

A.W.O.L. visits the Forsyth Farmers’ Market!

We were so happy to have A.W.O.L. youth, Tony, DaVena and LaKesha visit on Saturday!  Molly of Loop it Up Savannah led our visitors on a tour of the market and shopped for a Bring it Home event at New Covenant Baptist Church.  Looking forward to many more good food experiences with A.W.O.L!!

Loop It Up

Our partners at West Broad YMCA’s Growing Edge Community Garden are gearing up in a big way for the summer growing season. Forsyth Farmers’ Market will be working with Molly Lieberman and her awesome Loop it Up team to bring healthy food awareness and cooking instruction to our neighbors. Last year, we made yummy peach […]