Once upon a time, a high-powered New York City public relations firm, a chef and a restaurant owner were getting a tour of Savannah. During the tour, I’m told their guide said, “At some point, you are going to need to meet Jesse Blanco. He is our local food guy.”
The Hostess City is lucky to have several regular area farmers’ markets. Savannahians can even get their farm-fresh produce fix from the Local FarmBag delivery program that brings the market to your door on Wednesdays or Thursdays.
It's important to support your local organic farmers, Forsyth Farmers' Market manager Teri Schell writes in the weekly newsletter. And to undertstand that their goods won't be found in a drive-thru, she emphasizes.
What's your perfect market day? Forsyth Farmers' Market manager Teri Schell says last week, with the in-season blueberries, largest selection of vendors yet and beautiful weather, made for her perfect market day.