Market News Archives - Forsyth Farmer's Market

Earth Day Celebration 2015

This Saturday April 18th, we will be joining the City of Savannah and Well FED magazine to celebrate Earth Day in Forsyth Park.  We will be in our usual location, as the City of Savannah will not be holding RecycleRama this year (but stay tuned for more information). So look for us in our usual […]

FFM Awarded USDA Grant

Forsyth Farmers Market has received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, part of a new initiative to help low-income families gain access to healthier foods. The funds will go toward the SNAP matching program as well as new outreach efforts like the upcoming mobile market that will travel to under-served areas of […]

Mercer Health Fair and Publix 5K

This Saturday our partners at Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah Campus, will have a full health fair at the market. Below you’ll  see all the activities above that they have planned. There will be children’s activities and lots of health information so bring the whole family! Also this Saturday, we will be sharing Forsyth […]

Wholesome Wave/SNAP Survey this Saturday

You may have heard that FFM is #1 in Georgia for farmer’s market SNAP/EBT  redemptions. That would not be the case without Wholesome Wave Georgia, which matches SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly food stamps) at FFM and other farmer’s markets around the state, increasing access to healthy food.  Wholesome Wave Georgia will be at […]

Yes, We’re Open This Weekend!

Savannah is awash in green for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, and FFM will be open this Saturday with our own kind of green – wonderful, local produce and locally-sourced food. We are open regular hours 9-1.

Congratulations to FFM Intern Stephanie Molina!

Stephanie Molina award
Stephanie Molina, FFM intern since Spring 2014, has been awarded the Outstanding Student Leader Award as a part of the Women’s Empowerment Month at Armstrong University. She will receive the award at a ceremony on March 24. At FFM, Stephanie has worked on general market duties, office support, and the My Market program.  She graduates in May of this […]

Mercer Health Screenings

Mercer University School of Medicine will return to Forsyth Farmers Market this Saturday (2/28) to provide free health screenings.  From 9 am-1 pm you can get your Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure and blood glucose checked as well as receive general nutritional counseling. Coming soon: Mercer will have a health fair at the market on March 28, […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Forsyth Farmers market
But our farmers and food producers will be at the market on Saturday! Bundle up and stock up on the best possible fuel: local food. Expected Vendors:  Whole Food Adam’s Farm – produce Alake’s Pecans – pecans Berry Farms – certified organic produce Charleston Artisan Cheesehouse – cheese Clark & Sons – certified organic produce […]

Treat your Sweet(heart)!

The way to the heart is through the stomach, and Forsyth Farmer’s Market is your express lane. Whether your sweetheart swoons for artisan chocolate, fresh bread (a loaf of bread and thou), a bouquet of herbs or a wonderful meal made of all locally sourced ingredients, FFM is your resource.  Treat your favorite person (or […]

Encourage Health Grant and Lecture Series

Forsyth Farmer’s Market is the grateful recipient of the Encourage Health Grant.  The grant will be awarded at the final lecture in the upcoming Enmark Encourage Health Series. The Enmark Encourage Health Series is a FREE way for you to learn more about being healthy & get your lunch too. There are four chances to […]