Market News Archives - Forsyth Farmer's Market

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 […]

Food Preservation Demo August 29

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Forsyth Farmers’ Market has received a grant from the Discover Market Fresh program,  which provides materials and funding for the market to hold two food preservation demos using the FoodSaver® system.  The first will be Saturday, August 29, followed by a second on September 26th. Discover Market Fresh: Learn, Make, Share℠ food preservation education engages […]

SDRA Cool Communities in Hot Savannah

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The Savannah Development and Renewal Authority (SDRA) will hold its inaugural Street Fair event, “Cool Communities in Hot Savannah” on Saturday, August 22 from 2 – 7 pm in Wells Park. SDRA is bringing together neighborhoods in Savannah, strengthening community ties, and celebrating diversity with local products, foods, businesses, artists, musicians, and activities for the whole family. Forsyth […]

FFM Farm Truck 912 on the way!

Forsyth Farmers Market Farm Truck
The Forsyth Farmer’s Market Farm Truck 912 is in the final stages of preparation! The Farm Truck will be a mobile farmer’s market, providing more Savannahians wider access to healthy food. The truck is currently being painted by artist Jose Ray.  We hope the Farm Truck will be ready to roll later in August.  We […]

Wholesome Wave at FFM this Weekend

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 Wholesome Wave Georgia, which matches SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly food stamps) at FFM and other farmer’s markets around the state, is working to increase access to healthy food.  Wholesome Wave Georgia will be at FFM this Saturday to sign folks up so that they can double their SNAP benefits at the Market! In other news, […]

Summer Produce Extravaganza!

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Our vendor stalls are overflowing with summer bounty – squash, melons, peaches, cucumbers, and of course, tomatoes! The list goes on and on – come see for yourself this Saturday, 9-1 in Forsyth Park. Expected Vendors: Whole Food: Adam’s Farm Alake’s Pecans B & G Honey Berry Farms Billy’s Botanicals Bootleg Farms Canewater Farm Charis […]

Happy 4th of July- see you next week!

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The Forsyth Farmers Market is closed on Saturday, July 4.  Have a wonderful holiday full of good, local food!

Stock up Saturday 6/27 – FFM closed July 4

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Forsyth Farmer’s Market will be closed on Saturday, July 4, 2015, so this Saturday is a good opportunity to stock up for two weeks!  Vendor stands are overflowing with summer bounty – squash, melon, peaches, cucumbers, tomatoes and more, along with locally-sourced meats, seafood, cheeses, coffee, and prepared foods. Kinda hot? A popsicle will make […]

Happy Father’s Day from FFM!

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Sunday is the day to celebrate the fathers in our lives, and you can get ready for that celebration this Saturday at Forsyth Farmer’s market. Stock up on veggies, fruits, meats, fish, cheeses, breads and more for the dad in your life.

FFM Awarded Ag South Grant

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Forsyth Farmers Market is  one of 26 farmers markets across the States of Georgia and South Carolina that received a grant from AgSouth Farm Credit. The “Think Outside the Store” farmers market grant consists of $1,000 in funds to promote the markets along with reusable “Think Outside the Store” bags that were distributed at last week’s market. Thank […]