Sow the Seeds of a Great 2018

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A New Year for Growth, 2018

While you're making your end of the year contributions, please consider supporting the Forsyth Farmers' Market.

Your donation will help us to: 

  • Expand Farm Truck 912 services to new neighborhoods in Savannah and provide two additional weekly stops.

  • Generate revenue for local farmers and food producers by promoting a local food system.

  • Support 24 farmers through the purchase of fruits, vegetables, and agricultural products  for use on the farm truck.

  • Provide agricultural education and nutrition programming at the Saturday markets to engage shoppers

  • Double the number of SNAP recipients purchasing produce from the farmers market and/or the farm truck.

  • Assist with SNAP/EBT enrollment and renewals through a partnership with Step Up Savannah. 

  • Offer free six-week cooking classes based on the A Taste of African Heritage curriculum 

Click the button below to make your donation to help support and sustain the farmers market. 


 Chris with Vertu Farm talking with UGA students about microgreens and sustainable agriculture 

Chris with Vertu Farm talking with UGA students about microgreens and sustainable agriculture 

 Farm Truck 912 set up at the Joy Cottage in Thunderbolt

Farm Truck 912 set up at the Joy Cottage in Thunderbolt

 Participants of the cooking class gather around the table to eat the prepared meal. 

Participants of the cooking class gather around the table to eat the prepared meal. 

 Ayo Ngozi making tacos using all ingredients sourced from the Saturday market vendors. 

Ayo Ngozi making tacos using all ingredients sourced from the Saturday market vendors. 

 

2017, A Year In Review

 

  • Offered Farm Truck 912 services at seven locations weekly in Savannah while participating in community events.

  • Hosted a venue for 24 local farmers to sell products. 

  • Provided $25,000 to incentivize healthy eating through Wholesome Wave Georgia's Fresh for Less program. 

  • Delivered the first set of free six-week cooking classes and had over 20 unique participants.

The mission of the Forsyth Farmers' Market is to promote an understanding of and participation in a local food system.