Eat Well Blog Archives - Forsyth Farmer’s Market

Lucky’s Market Support

Now through November 4, 2017, you can support the Forsyth Farmers Market by shopping at Lucky’s Market! For every reusable bag you fill up at checkout, the cashier will give you a wooden dime to donate! At the end of the quarter, Lucky’s Market will match all the donations.   All the donations will go […]

Oldways – A Taste of African Heritage

“Diabetes is not part of your heritage. Neither is heart disease. What is in your heritage is a healthy heart, strong body, extraordinary energy, vibrant and delicious foods, and a long, healthy life.” -OldWays, African Heritage Diet. Our nutrition educator, herbalist, and community activist, Ayo Ngozi has been teaching the wellness program, A Taste of […]

Joy Garden

The Joy Garden has been an ongoing Mixed Greens project for us at our new office location in Thunderbolt. Our intention is to create an accessible space for the surrounding community to grow their own food locally and be engaged in a local food system effort. In addition, we hope to use the space to […]

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 […]