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Order Before Midnight!


Remember to place your Market2Go order before midnight for pickup on Thursday.

There’s still plenty of late summer fruits available to choose from this week on Market2Go.

Get yourself some gorgeous grapes fresh from the vine, pears that are perfect for preserves or plain as they are, jujubes just bursting with health boosting vitamins and minerals, fabulous figs that pair famously well with some feta cheese, and there’s one whopper of a watermelon still up for grabs this week!

If you’re looking for some culinary inspiration, then check out Market2Go’s ever expanding recipe section, where you can find both classic and unique ideas to make use of what’s in season at the market.

Thank you for supporting your local farmers and vendors!

Click to order at Market2Go

Market2Go is Open!


The Statesboro Market2Go is open!

Place your orders now through midnight Tuesday for pickup or delivery on Thursday. Browse the product categories and click on the market baskets next to items you want to purchase. Selected items will be added to your shopping cart.and listed on the left. When you’re done, continue to Check Out to place your order.

Remember to choose your pickup location from the drop-down menu before you check out. Options are

  • Statesboro: Thursday afternoon at SCVB
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at Victory Garden General Store
  • To Your Home Delivery (must add delivery to cart and prepay)

Please pay online to make our process more efficient and to better meet health guidelines. Register your debit or credit card at Your Account and click “Pay Now” when you check out. Your card will only be charged after you have received your order, including any adjustments for missed items or other credits.

You may now use your EBT/SNAP card to purchase authorized EBT items through the Market2Go, and you’ll receive “bonus” fruits and vegetables through the Georgia Fresh for Less program, effectively doubling your benefits in fresh produce. If you write “EBT” in the order comment field, we will be able to award your bonus dollars. All EBT transactions must be made by swiping your card at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau during the Thursday drive-through. If you want to know more about how to use an EBT card to make market purchases, email market2gostatesboro@gmail.com

Market2Go Pickup!


Market2Go pickup in Statesboro is now at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) at 222 South Main Street. All pickups are on Thursday. Pickup times have recently changed for Statesboro and Sylvania, so please read carefully.

STATESBOROTHURSDAY Drive Through at SCVB starts at 3:30.

  • Last names A – F 3:30 pm — 4:30 pm
  • Last names G – N 4:30 pm — 5:30 pm
  • Last names O – Z 5:30 pm — 6:30 pm

SYLVANIATHURSDAY Pickup at Victory Gardens General Store
All Sylvania customers 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm

Want to change your pickup time? The purpose of the time slots is to try to achieve an even flow so nobody has to wait too long. But we want this to be convenient for you: if you need to change your time slot or location, please text 912.481.2263, tell us the ORDER NAME and the TIME you would like to pick up. We will even assign you some “bonus time” if you need to come after 6:30. Just let us know so we can make sure your order is in the right place at the right time. Please do NOT come before 3:30 as this creates a traffic backup.

Remember! When you head out to your pickup location, be sure to take a mask, a placard with your order name(s), and appropriate containers for your food.

THE DRIVE-THROUGH PROCEDURE in Statesboro.

  • Drive to the right (counter clockwise) all the way around the SCVB, keeping to the outer perimeter and maintaining a tight queue. A volunteer will check you in as you come around the far side of the building..
  • Please display the name(s) for your order(s) on a windshield placard to assist in quick and safe check-in.
  • Please wear a mask while communicating with market staff.
  • Provide access to your vehicle and to the containers you want loaded (bags, boxes, bins or coolers); unlock the back door or the trunk, with containers inside.
  • We recommend that you bring a cooler for transporting meat, dairy and perishable items. Ice cream melts, even in a short car trip, and our fresh non-homogenized milk is temperature sensitive.
  • Wait in your car for the runner to come out with your order and load into your containers. Make sure your name placard is visible.
  • If you did not prepay on line with a debit or credit card, please make a check for exact amount when your order is delivered. (You may pay cash in exact amount, but any “change” from cash received will be credited to your account. Use an envelope to label the cash payment with your order name.)

PICKUP for SYLVANIA CUSTOMERS.
Pickup is across the street from the Victory Gardens General Store. Please remain in your car until volunteers bring your order, and wear a mask when interacting with volunteers. We recommend that you bring a cooler for transporting meat, dairy and perishable items.

HOME DELIVERY CUSTOMERS.
Orders will be delivered between 2:30 and 5:00 by Boro Takeout. You will receive a notice when your driver is on the way. We recommend you leave a cooler at the front door (or your designated delivery location) to facilitate no-contact delivery and to keep perishable food safe.

EBT CUSTOMERS.
Right now we can scan EBT/SNAP cards only at the Statesboro pickup location. So, if you have ordered online with the intent to pay with your EBT card, you’ll need to come to the Statesboro Drive Through at the Convention and Visitors Bureau between 3:30 and 6:30. Email or text us in advance so we can calculate your bonus dollars and the amount to be charged to your card.

Order Before Midnight!


Remember to place your Market2Go order before midnight for pickup on Thursday.

We have some announcements here at Market2Go this week!

First off, please join us in welcoming the newest vendor Sonni Branch Creations, who has some lovely hand-made wreaths with locally sourced components!

Next up, Anthony’s Roots has fresh jujubes, which are similar to sweet apples. They are high in vitamin C and can have many health boosting properties. Jujubes can be enjoyed as they are or can also be used to make tea.

And finally both Ma’s Country Pantry and Ogeechee Peaches have scuppernongs and muscadines grapes available this week. These native grapes do have seeds to contend with, but they’re definitely worth it! They are high in micronutrients and antioxidants with potential health benefits.

If you’re looking for something to do with scuppernongs and muscadines besides jam, then consider trying out Muscadine Salsa or Chicken with Muscadine or Scuppernong Grapes

Thank you for supporting your local farmers and vendors!

Click to order at Market2Go

Market2Go is Open!


The Statesboro Market2Go is open!

Place your orders now through midnight Tuesday for pickup or delivery on Thursday. Browse the product categories and click on the market baskets next to items you want to purchase. Selected items will be added to your shopping cart.and listed on the left. When you’re done, continue to Check Out to place your order.

Remember to choose your pickup location from the drop-down menu before you check out. Options are

  • Statesboro: Thursday afternoon at SCVB
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at Victory Garden General Store
  • To Your Home Delivery (must add delivery to cart and prepay)

Please pay online to make our process more efficient and to better meet health guidelines. Register your debit or credit card at Your Account and click “Pay Now” when you check out. Your card will only be charged after you have received your order, including any adjustments for missed items or other credits.

You may now use your EBT/SNAP card to purchase authorized EBT items through the Market2Go, and you’ll receive “bonus” fruits and vegetables through the Georgia Fresh for Less program, effectively doubling your benefits in fresh produce. If you write “EBT” in the order comment field, we will be able to award your bonus dollars. All EBT transactions must be made by swiping your card at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau during the Thursday drive-through. If you want to know more about how to use an EBT card to make market purchases, email market2gostatesboro@gmail.com

Market2Go Pickup!


Market2Go pickup in Statesboro is now at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) at 222 South Main Street. All pickups are on Thursday. Pickup times have recently changed for Statesboro and Sylvania, so please read carefully.

STATESBOROTHURSDAY Drive Through at SCVB starts at 3:30.

  • Last names A – F 3:30 pm — 4:30 pm
  • Last names G – N 4:30 pm — 5:30 pm
  • Last names O – Z 5:30 pm — 6:30 pm

SYLVANIATHURSDAY Pickup at Victory Gardens General Store
All Sylvania customers 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm

Want to change your pickup time? The purpose of the time slots is to try to achieve an even flow so nobody has to wait too long. But we want this to be convenient for you: if you need to change your time slot or location, please text 912.481.2263, tell us the ORDER NAME and the TIME you would like to pick up. We will even assign you some “bonus time” if you need to come after 6:30. Just let us know so we can make sure your order is in the right place at the right time. Please do NOT come before 3:30 as this creates a traffic backup.

Remember! When you head out to your pickup location, be sure to take a mask, a placard with your order name(s), and appropriate containers for your food.

THE DRIVE-THROUGH PROCEDURE in Statesboro.

  • Drive to the right (counter clockwise) all the way around the SCVB, keeping to the outer perimeter and maintaining a tight queue. A volunteer will check you in as you come around the far side of the building..
  • Please display the name(s) for your order(s) on a windshield placard to assist in quick and safe check-in.
  • Please wear a mask while communicating with market staff.
  • Provide access to your vehicle and to the containers you want loaded (bags, boxes, bins or coolers); unlock the back door or the trunk, with containers inside.
  • We recommend that you bring a cooler for transporting meat, dairy and perishable items. Ice cream melts, even in a short car trip, and our fresh non-homogenized milk is temperature sensitive.
  • Wait in your car for the runner to come out with your order and load into your containers. Make sure your name placard is visible.
  • If you did not prepay on line with a debit or credit card, please make a check for exact amount when your order is delivered. (You may pay cash in exact amount, but any “change” from cash received will be credited to your account. Use an envelope to label the cash payment with your order name.)

PICKUP for SYLVANIA CUSTOMERS.
Pickup is across the street from the Victory Gardens General Store. Please remain in your car until volunteers bring your order, and wear a mask when interacting with volunteers. We recommend that you bring a cooler for transporting meat, dairy and perishable items.

HOME DELIVERY CUSTOMERS.
Orders will be delivered between 2:30 and 5:00 by Boro Takeout. You will receive a notice when your driver is on the way. We recommend you leave a cooler at the front door (or your designated delivery location) to facilitate no-contact delivery and to keep perishable food safe.

EBT CUSTOMERS.
Right now we can scan EBT/SNAP cards only at the Statesboro pickup location. So, if you have ordered online with the intent to pay with your EBT card, you’ll need to come to the Statesboro Drive Through at the Convention and Visitors Bureau between 3:30 and 6:30. Email or text us in advance so we can calculate your bonus dollars and the amount to be charged to your card.

Order Before Mignight!


Basil is in-season, and fresh bunches are currently available from Better Fresh Farms and Poor Robin Gardens. Basil has many culinary uses, and pairs well with other seasonal summer vegetables. Here are some recipe suggestions:

Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
Italian Meatballs served with Extra Veggie Marinara.

J. R.’s Unique Jelly& Jam is bringing back their blackberry peach jam, which is available again for the first time in four years!

There’s lots more fresh, local produce available – like watermelon, pears,scuppernong grapes, sadandy peas, and pink-eye peas! You can enjoy them as they are, or try making Watermelon Sorbet or Pear Chips if you’re looking to shake things up a little.

Thank you for supporting your local farmers and vendors!

Click to order at Market2Go

Market2Go is Open!


THE MARKET IS OPEN!

It’s National Farmers Market Week! Celebrate by shopping at Market2Go.

Your farmers market has been critical this year in connecting farmers, vendors, customers and volunteers in a local food network that has continued to sustain us through the challenges of a pandemic. Before you order, please take a moment to recognize and appreciate your personal connections to the folks who bring you food and other essentials every week through the Statesboro Market2Go.

ORDER PROCESS.
Place your orders by midnight Tuesday for pickup or delivery on Thursday afternoon.

Choose your pickup location from the drop-down menu before you check out. Options are

  • Statesboro: Thursday afternoon at SCVB
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at Victory Garden General Store
  • To Your Home Delivery (must add delivery to cart and prepay)

Pay online to make our process more efficient and to better meet health guidelines. Register your debit or credit card at Your Account and click “Pay Now” when you check out. Your card will only be charged after you have received your order, including any adjustments for missed items or other credits.

You may now use your EBT/SNAP card to purchase authorized EBT items through the Market2Go, and you’ll receive “bonus” fruits and vegetables through the Georgia Fresh for Less program, effectively doubling your benefits in fresh produce. If you write “EBT” in the order comment field, we will be able to award your bonus dollars. At this time, all EBT transactions must be made by swiping your card at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau during the Thursday drive-through. If you want to use your card to make market purchases or you know somebody who does, you can learn how by emailing market2gostatesboro@gmail.com.

New order category for donations. In response to requests for a way to give to the market, we’ve added an item category called Market Contributions. If you want to give to the market, just add one of the donation “items” to your shopping basket, from $5 to $100, and that amount will be included in your total at checkout.

PICKUP PROCESS
Statesboro customers can pick up orders on Thursday afternoon in the drive-through at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB). Watch for a Market UPDATE Wednesday night giving specific pickup times.

EBT orders may be made online with assistance from the Market2Go manager. Pickups will be only at the Statesboro drive-through, where we can calculate your bonus dollars and swipe your EBT card for the correct amount.

Sylvania orders may be picked up in front of the Victory Gardens General Store at 124 W Telephone Street on Thursday afternoon from 4:00 to 5:00.

Home Delivery option. Statesboro and Bulloch County residents can have their orders delivered to their homes on Thursday afternoon by purchasing the item “Home Delivery” and selecting “To Your Home Delivery” in the drop-down location menu at checkout.

Start shopping now to celebrate National Farmers Market Week!

Market2Go Pickup!


Market2Go pickup in Statesboro is now at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) at 222 South Main Street. All pickups are on Thursday. Pickup times have recently changed for Statesboro and Sylvania, so please read carefully.

STATESBOROTHURSDAY Drive Through at SCVB starts at 3:30.

  • Last names A – F 3:30 pm — 4:30 pm
  • Last names G – N 4:30 pm — 5:30 pm
  • Last names O – Z 5:30 pm — 6:30 pm

SYLVANIATHURSDAY Pickup at Victory Gardens General Store
All Sylvania customers 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm

Want to change your pickup time? The purpose of the time slots is to try to achieve an even flow so nobody has to wait too long. But we want this to be convenient for you: if you need to change your time slot or location, please text 912.481.2263, tell us the ORDER NAME and the TIME you would like to pick up. We will even assign you some “bonus time” if you need to come after 6:30. Just let us know so we can make sure your order is in the right place at the right time. Please do NOT come before 3:30 as this creates a traffic backup.

Remember! When you head out to your pickup location, be sure to take a mask, a placard with your order name(s), and appropriate containers for your food.

THE DRIVE-THROUGH PROCEDURE in Statesboro.

  • Drive to the right (counter clockwise) all the way around the SCVB, keeping to the outer perimeter and maintaining a tight queue. A volunteer will check you in as you come around the far side of the building..
  • Please display the name(s) for your order(s) on a windshield placard to assist in quick and safe check-in.
  • Please wear a mask while communicating with market staff.
  • Provide access to your vehicle and to the containers you want loaded (bags, boxes, bins or coolers); unlock the back door or the trunk, with containers inside.
  • We recommend that you bring a cooler for transporting meat, dairy and perishable items. Ice cream melts, even in a short car trip, and our fresh non-homogenized milk is temperature sensitive.
  • Wait in your car for the runner to come out with your order and load into your containers. Make sure your name placard is visible.
  • If you did not prepay on line with a debit or credit card, please make a check for exact amount when your order is delivered. (You may pay cash in exact amount, but any “change” from cash received will be credited to your account. Use an envelope to label the cash payment with your order name.)

PICKUP for SYLVANIA CUSTOMERS.
Pickup is across the street from the Victory Gardens General Store. Please remain in your car until volunteers bring your order, and wear a mask when interacting with volunteers. We recommend that you bring a cooler for transporting meat, dairy and perishable items.

HOME DELIVERY CUSTOMERS.
Orders will be delivered between 2:30 and 5:00 by Boro Takeout. You will receive a notice when your driver is on the way. We recommend you leave a cooler at the front door (or your designated delivery location) to facilitate no-contact delivery and to keep perishable food safe.

EBT CUSTOMERS.
Right now we can scan EBT/SNAP cards only at the Statesboro pickup location. So, if you have ordered online with the intent to pay with your EBT card, you’ll need to come to the Statesboro Drive Through at the Convention and Visitors Bureau between 3:30 and 6:30. Email or text us in advance so we can calculate your bonus dollars and the amount to be charged to your card.

Order Before Midnight!


There are a few important product announcements here at Market2Go this week!

First off, this is likely the last week that corn will be available. Try some of these Corn Recipes before it’s gone!

Next up, 4 & 20 Bakers is now offering several new delicious Take & Bakers meals, available in different serving sizes.

And finally, Big Boy Cookies has two new cookies available, one a traditional favorite and the other a crunchy creation of their own!

There’s lots more fresh, local produce available – be sure to order before midnight for pickup on Thursday!

Thank you for supporting your local farmers and vendors!

Click to order at Market2Go