Eat Well Blog Archives - Forsyth Farmer's Market

5 Healthy Alternatives for your Memorial Day

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In most households, Memorial Day is the kickoff to the cookout season. Family, fun, and most importantly, food is the highlight of many cookouts. While there are several foods that are a must have at cookouts, many of these foods are high in calories and fat. Contrary to popular belief, there is a such thing […]

Food Safety and Preservation

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This Saturday, May 21, Jackie Ogden from UGA Cooperative Extension will be at the Saturday Market to provide Food Safety and Food Preservation information to shoppers. Be sure to stop by her booth while shopping! The UGA Cooperative Extension also has a “Cooking for a Life Time Cancer Prevention Cooking School” event coming up. This […]

May: National Strawberry Month

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May is National Strawberry Month! In honor of one of America’s favorite fruit, check out these fun facts: There are about 200 seeds on the typical strawberry. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear its seeds on the outside. Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring. Strawberries are a part of the […]

Meet Forsyth, a goat named after our market!

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We visited Bootleg Farm recently and got to play with the baby goats! Forsyth, pictured here, was the first born this season and they named her after our market! To learn more about their farm, visit their site here.

Farm Truck 912 and Fast Pitch

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Update: Farm Truck 912 was voted Audience Favorite at Fast Pitch! Congrats to our Project Manager, Cyndi Satlow, on the great pitch! The Forsyth Farmer’s Market mobile market, Farm Truck 912, is taking part in the 2016 Fast Pitch event on March 4. Fast Pitch is a program of The Creative Coast which identifies promising […]

FFM Featured in Do Savannah

Eat Right in the New Year at Forsyth Farmers Market by Molly Hayden Published in Do Savannah Nearly every Saturday morning, rain or shine, bitter cold or sweltering heat, local farmers set up shop at the south end of Forsyth Park to peddle their locally grown crops to local residents. But the Forsyth Farmers’ Market is more […]

We’re Hiring! FFM Market Manager

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Position: Market Manager  Hours: 10 hrs. / week, possibly more  Overview: The FFM market manager is the on-the-ground, hands on, manager overseeing set-up, break-down, and market operations.   Duties: • ensure an assistant market manager is scheduled prepare all applicable forms for the market • be the point person for Vendors, security and/or special events […]

Nov. 15 Deadline for Vendor Application at FFM

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Vendor applications for the 2016 season are currently being accepted!  Forsyth Farmers Market is a food/horticulture-only market with an emphasis on supporting small, family farms. More information on FFM Vendors can be found here. Email Teri at teri@forsythfarmersmarket.com for applications.  All applications must be submitted by November 15, 2015, to be considered for 2016.

Farm Truck 912 Ribbon Cutting October 24

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The Forsyth Farmers’ Market is excited to announce a ribbon cutting for their new mobile farmers market, Farm Truck 912, on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at 1:45pm at the Savannah Food Day Festival at Daffin Park. About Farm Truck 912: Farm Truck 912 will be adding value to neighborhoods with the least access to healthy fruits and […]

Power of Produce (POP) Club Comes to FFM

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Forsyth Farmers’ Market has been chosen as one of thirty farmers’ markets around the country to receive a Power of Produce (POP) club sponsorship.  POP club activities begin this Saturday (8/30/15) and will continue for at least four weeks, longer if supplies last.  What are those activities?  Read on, and join in! The Farmers Market […]