We recently shared some of Cora Bett’s Savannah Summertime Favorites here on our blog. We’re diving into more about those over the next few weeks. And, nothing says Saturday in Savannah quite like a morning stroll through Forsyth Farmers’ Market. Our farmers’ market boasts numerous local grown, harvested and produced, products and more. Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, you can find local farmers and volunteers set up fruit and vegetable stands to sell their fresh, locally grown organic goods at the south end of Forsyth Park.
Staple items like seasonal produce, jams, jellies, greens, farm fresh eggs and artisan cheeses are aplenty. But items like homemade popsicles, various grass-fed meats, locally roasted coffee and healthy snacks are also on the menu.
Low Branch Farm offers decorative/Edible Flower and Culinary Herb Farm. As a small scale flower an herb farm, their goal is to supply the community with consciously grown herbs and flowers to add color and taste to meals and homes. They also build custom planter boxes for inside the home or outside on the patio, full of culinary herbs, decorative or edible flowers.
Adding color and taste to kitchens in our community, follow Low Branch Farm on Instagram or catch them at the Forsyth Farmers’ Market!
Savannah River Farms strives to meet the demands of the growing number of consumers that care about the healthy benefits of no added hormones, non-GMO animal feeds and antibiotic free meats. The farm is located a few miles from the Savannah River in Sylvania, Georgia.
Using only natural methods of raising livestock to yield products that are not only be superior in taste – but provide health benefits as well. The humane treatment of their animals and the sustainability of the farm are both high on the priority list.
Look for Savannah River Farms at Forsyth Farmers’ Market or online at savannahriverfarms.com.
Robert. Maxwell Jr., is a 1998 graduate of Savannah State University with a degree in Environmental science. His company is named after his daughter Nzingha Alake which stands for “Pampered Child”. He started Alake’s Georgia Pecans in 2011 by harvesting pecans on the westside of Savannah. All of their pecans are harvested in Georgia mostly in Savannah. The company makes 54 different flavors of candied pecans. Sweet Salty and Buttery, Butter Scotch, Key Lime, Honey Glaze, French Vanilla and list goes on. They harvest our pecans with 80 to 90 ft bamboo posts. Savannah has thousand of pecan trees.
Find more about Alake’s Georgia Pecans online or at the Forsyth Farmer’s Market every Saturday!
Selling naturally and locally grown microgreens, mixed greens, and other produce, most Saturdays, you can find Chris Molander and Marianna, owners of Vertu Farm, at the farmers market. For two years now, they have been a part of the Roberd’s Dairy Farm community, a hub of small agricultural based businesses that share green space off of Pennsylvania Avenue in Savannah. Chris’ focus for Vertu Farm is on building a strong foundation with soil health. He utilizes sustainable agricultural practices; composting, cover cropping, mitigating pests and weeds through prevention and other organic methods.
Look for Vertu Farms each Saturday at the farmers’ market or on Instagram @VertuFarm.
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