Market News

Earth Day Savannah!

Branching Out Forsyth Farners Market
Tomorrow we will be a part of Earth Day Savannah festivities!  Our market location will be slightly different so we can be near the rest of the activities.  We will be located under the tree line facing the field that is on the Drayton Street side of Forsyth Park (Park Avenue & Bull Street will […]

Market founders recognized by City Council

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Two of the six founders of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market were recognized yesterday by Savannah’s Mayor and City Council for awards they’ve recently received.  Teri Schell, market coordinator, was awarded the Barbara Petit Pollinator Award in February at the Georgia Organics annual conference.  Cynthia Hayes, founder & executive director of SAAFON, was awarded the John […]

Friends of the Market…now with Benefits!

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The Forsyth Farmers’ Market and their Sponsors have created a new perk for the Friends of the FFM. Each current Friend  of the market (and new sign-ups) will receive our new Friends booklet.  The Friends booklet includes extra discounts with some of our Sponsors, as well as information about the Forsyth Farmers’ Market. Stop by the […]

FFM Open Saint Patrick’s Day Weekend

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It may be Saint Pat’s, but you gotta eat.  The Forsyth Farmer’s Market will be open regular hours (9-1) on Saturday, March 15. There will plenty of delicious local food to be had, much of it green. Erin go bragh!

Spring Forward! Time Change Saturday PM 3/8

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This weekend we will ‘spring forward’ into daylight savings time, so remember to change your clocks!  Luckily, the change happens Saturday night, so it won’t impact this week’s market, and by next week we should all be used to the ‘new’ time…right?

FFM’s Teri Schell Honored at GA Organics Conf

Teri Schell Wins Pollinator Award
A big congratulations to Forsyth Farmer’s Market founding member and market manager Teri Schell, who was honored at last week’s Georgia Organics Conference with the 2014 Barbara Petit Pollinator Award.  The Pollinator award honors an individual or organization for outstanding community leadership in Georgia’s sustainable farming and food movement. “I’m pleased to be able to contribute […]

Calling All Cookbooks!

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The market is collecting cookbooks for a project – if you have any to donate, please bring them to Teri at the Market table on Saturday.  Thanks!

Oh, SNAP!

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We just learned that FFM was #1 last year in SNAP/EBT redemptions at a farmers’ market for the state of Georgia. That represents approximately $62,000 in good food for our neighbors and $62,000 in income for our vendors.  Half of that amount comes from federal benefits (SNAP/EBT, commonly called food stamps) and 60% of the other […]

FFM Re-opens on Saturday, January 18

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We’re baaaaaack!  This Saturday the farmers market returns to Forsyth Park after a two-week hiatus.  We resume our normal hours of 9-1, and look forward to seeing you there!

Forsyth Market reopens January 18

FFM closed Jan 4 and 11
The market will be closed January 4 and 11, reopening on Saturday, January 18. Thank you for your support and patronage in 2013.  We’ll see you in 2014!