Market News Archives - Forsyth Farmer's Market

This Saturday: Food Preservation at the Market

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The basics to safe home canning methods will be discussed at the Forsyth Farmers Market in Forsyth Park on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 9:00 am – noon.  Join Jackie Ogden, UGA Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, to learn about safely canning foods using either the water bath or pressure canners to easily preserve […]

Sustainativity’s Third Annual Mattress Dash!

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Support Farm Truck 912. Form a team of five. Build a cart. Dash for glory! On Sunday, October 16th, the south end of Forsyth Park will be turned into a rip-roaringly good time! Teams must build a racing frame capable of holding a single twin mattress and 1 rider, while being pushed by four team […]

Committee Members Needed!

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The board of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market are seeking new committee members! There are currently four committees that have availability. The committees are: Education Committee Serve with at least one Board Member to oversee educational activities. Finance Committee Serve with at least one Board Member to oversee finance/fundraising. Branding/Messaging Committee Serve with at least one […]

The FFM App is finally here!!

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The Forsyth Farmers’ Market app has finally launched! The app is packed with useful information on the market times, vendors, produce and products. You can also find information on Farm Truck 912 too! The app can be found for android and ios. Click the link, https://yumberly.com/apps/forsyth-farmers-market/ to download now!

FFM/FT 912 Updates!

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Juicy is on vacation this week! There will be NO Farm Truck 912 stops this Thursday, July 28. The normal Farm Truck schedule will resume next Monday, August 1! There will be a FFM Volunteer 101 Training next Wednesday, August 3. We are offering two times for your convenience; 12pm and 6pm. If you would like […]

Upcoming Events at the Saturday Market!

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There are some exciting things happening at the Forsyth Farmers’ Market this weekend! Check out the events below: This Saturday, July 23, Jackie Ogden from the UGA Cooperative Extension will be at the Market to give customers information on food preservation, pressure and water bath canning. Other resources and recipes will also be available. Be […]

4 Tips for a Healthy 4th of July!

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This weekend is one of the most celebrated holidays of the year. Celebrations typically include family, fireworks, fun, and food. Although it is a festive time, it can be an opportunity to be healthy while staying in the patriotic spirit. Here are four tips to have a fun and healthy Fourth of July! Stay hydrated. […]

Celebrate Farm Truck 912’s first Blueberry Sponsor, Grow. Eat. Repeat. !

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This Friday, June 17, Farm Truck 912 will be celebrating it’s first Blueberry sponsor,Grow. Eat. Repeat.! Join the Farm Truck 912 team at Memorial Health from 11 am -1 pm. Grow. Eat. Repeat. owner, Andy Schwartz will be present at the stop to inform customers about composting. Plus, Farm Truck 912 will be offering a […]

Family Fun Day at the Market

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Believing that every family in Georgia should have access to quality food, Wholesome Wave Georgia will be visiting the market this week to help market shoppers see if they are eligible for SNAP (food stamp) benefits and complete online applications. Stop by their table to see if you qualify! Also, students from the Mercer University […]

SNAP Sign-ups this weekend

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Step Up Savannah will be at the market on May 21 with information about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Folks can learn about eligibility, where to get help applying/renewing and can even apply for SNAP on the spot! Don’t forget that FFM and Farm Truck 912 accepts SNAP/EBT and doubles SNAP benefits. For more […]