Market News

Congratulations to FFM Intern Stephanie Molina!

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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

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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!

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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)!

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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

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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 […]

Mercer Health Screenings and MountainFilm

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Mercer University School of Medicine will return to Forsyth Farmers Market this Saturday (1/24) to provide free health screenings.  From 9am-1pm you can get your Body Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure and blood glucose checked. Don’t forget that  MountainFilm on Tour is this weekend.  MountainFilm on Tour is the traveling arm of the Telluide Mountain Film Festival […]

Blessings in a Book Bag 5K and Health Fair

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On Saturday, January 17, FFM will be sharing the park with the Blessings in a Book Bag MLK 5k and Festival.  This great organization sends home food with youth every Friday and this is one of their major fundraisers for the year. Find out more about it here: Blessings in a Book Bag. Race Day Activities 7:00am Race […]

New for 2015!

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We plan to have our first major Fundraising Event since we became a 501c3 nonprofit this spring. We appreciate all who donated at the end of the year to our call and those who donate yearly as a Friend of the Market or Sponsor.  If you’d like to help us come up with a great idea for […]

Giving and Growing

Donate to Forsyth Farmers Market
As you plan your end of year donations, please keep in mind that Forsyth Farmer’s Market is a 501(c)3, and that your donations are tax-deductible.  Your donation will go towards our mission of supporting sustainable agriculture and working on food access. For 2015, we will be supporting our farmers by creating a new source of […]

Shop Local Saturday – we’re open!

Open Labor Day Weekend
The Forsyth Farmer’s Market is open this Saturday, 11/29, from 9-1.  Some of our vendors are taking the weekend off and some are on a hiatus, but many will still be here and there will be plenty of delicious food for your table.  Here is a complete list: Whole Food Adam’s Farm-will return in 2015!  […]