Eat Well Blog Archives - Forsyth Farmer’s Market

Forsyth Farmers’ Market is hiring!

We’re looking for a new Executive Director to steer us into our 10th year and beyond! Overview: Forsyth Farmers’ Market’s Executive Director is responsible for oversight of all FFM programs, making sure they are running smoothly, working well together and furthering the mission of the organization. This person also serves as the public face of […]

Forsyth Farmers’ Market App – Phase 2 is complete!

Did you know we had an app? Well, we do and Phase 2 is complete. Phase 2 includes push notifications so we can send out special event news and other short notifications — but only once or twice a week! If you’ve already downloaded the app, simply update the app in your play store. If […]

Family Fun Day on April 1st – no joke!

This Saturday, April 1st, we’ll be hosting a Family Fun Day at the market. Activities will include: Yoga for Kids with Yogi Palz (11am only) in collaboration with Savannah Children’s Museum Teddy Bear Clinic and Health Screenings with Mercer University School of Medicine (9am-1pm) Armstrong University’s Music Program (9am-1pm) Recipe Tasting with Priya’s Plate (9am […]

February National Food Holidays!

We are officially in the second month of the year! There are several national food holidays that take place this month! Check out the list below: February 1 National Cake Pops Day National Baked Alaska Day National Dark Chocolate Day February 2 National Tater Tot Day February 3 National Carrot Cake Day February 4 National […]

It’s Tea Time:The Health Benefits of Drinking Tea

Did you know? It’s National Hot Tea Month! On any given day of the year, half of the American population will be drinking tea! Not only is tea a low-calorie indulgence, it proves to have several health benefits as well! Here are 5 health benefits of one of America’s favorite drinks: Reduces risk of dementia. […]

Americorp VISTA position available!

The Forsyth Farmers’ Market is currently looking for a new Americorp VISTA! The application is open now and can be found here. All applications must be turned in by December 28, 2016. VISTA is expected to begin February 2017. Please note that this is a VISTA position. Click here to find out more information about […]

September: National Honey Month

September is recognized as National Honey Month. Honey is jam packed with nutritional and health benefits. In honor of one of the oldest natural sweeteners on earth, here are 4 health benefits of the all-natural sweet stuff! Boosts energy level. Honey is mostly comprised of sugar, glucose, and fructose. When consumed, the glucose enters the […]

National Watermelon Day

Did you know? August 3 is National Watermelon Day! In honor of one of America’s favorite foods, here are five fun facts. Watermelon is made up of 92% water. It so refreshing, early explorers used watermelons in place of canteens. Although most only eat the flesh of the watermelon, all parts are edible! The black […]

The benefits of buying LOCAL food

From sustaining the community to eating better, there are a million reasons why you should consider being a consumer of local foods. Here are just a few benefits of buying locally produced foods: You are supporting small local farmers. Buying locally produced foods will cut out the middle man and give local farmers a positive […]

July: National Pickle Month

Dill. Bread & Butter. Kosher. Sour. Sweet. These are just a few favorite ways to eat a pickle. What better way to celebrate one of the world’s most diverse foods then to dedicate a whole month to it? July is National Pickle Month. We are kicking it off by giving 5 fun facts about pickles! […]