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Statesboro Farmers Market Returns to Record Crowds Saturday

The Statesboro Farmers Market returns to their face to face market downtown on Saturday and saw record crowds. The market opened at 9 AM in the Synovus parking lot downtown and by mid-morning many of the vendors had sold out of product.

Over 25 venders participated in the opening, face to face market, which included many of shoppers favorites like Hunter Cattle, Jacob’s Produce, Sugar Magnolia Bakery and Wilmore Farms.

One vendor who was noticeably absent was Corks Kettle Corn. They do plan to return later in the season.

Executive Chef Patrick White prepared tastings from food purchased in the market and local favorite Donnie Collins entertained the crowds.

Executive Chef Patrick White

Grice Connect walked through, as the Statesboro Farmers Market returns, on FaceBook Live Saturday morning, with market manager Relinda Walker, to allow our followers who could not attend the market a chance to “visit.”

A Live Tour of the Market

The face to face markets will continue downtown from 9 AM to 12:30 PM every Saturday through November. The incredibly popular Market2Go will continue also.

MARKET2GO – AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND

Can’t make it to the Market this week?  They have a site for that.

You can place your order at www.statesboromarket2go.locallygrown.net, our online marketplace.  You will have year-round access to our farmers’ freshest produce, meats, and other products even after the main street market closes up shop.

Orders can be placed from Friday at 10 pm until Tuesday at midnight, at which point the market will close to give our farmers time to harvest your goods.

Choose your preferred pick-up location when you are checking out with your order.  You can pick up your orders from one of the following locations:

  • The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau: 222 South Main Street, 30458, Statesboro.  Pick up is on Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
  • Restoring the Breach, Inc. in the Statesboro Outreach Center: 515 Denmark Street, Suite 2500, Statesboro. Pick up is on Thursday from 6:15 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Market on Maple Pavillion: 117 Maple Street, 30467, Sylvania. Pick up is on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Project for Better Health at the Millen News Building: 856-B Cotton Avenue, Millen. Pick up is on Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please email the Market2Go administrator at market2gostatesboro@gmail.com

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