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What’s new on Market2Go?


What’s new on Market2Go?

Christmas Shoppe on Market2Go! Browse our new shopping category for great gift ideas, holiday treats, and food for your feasts.

Featured Pop Up Artisan: Allyn’s Soap Company. Visit Ally’s booth to see her Christmas holiday themed soap bars, body butter, sugar scrubs, candles and hand soap. Please wear your mask and observe social distancing.

Community Pop Up: Toys for Tots. Drop off new, unwrapped toys to donate.

COMING SOON: Doug’s Wild Alaska Salmon is on the way — you’ll be able to order the new catch in the next order cycle starting Friday, December 4.

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The market is open! Place your order by 10 pm Tuesday night.

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

  • Statesboro: Thursday afternoon drive through at SCVB 4:00 – 6:00
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at Victory Garden General Store 4:00 – 5:00
  • 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. You must write “EBT” in the order comment field. All EBT transactions must be made 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

Happy Thanksgiving!


Market2Go is closed this week for Thanksgiving holidays. We will open again on Friday, November 27th.

Market2Go Pickup!


MARKET PICKUP THURSDAY!

DRIVE-THROUGH HOURS Pickup hours for the Market2Go in Statesboro have recently changed!! Drive through hours at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) are now from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Thursday. Sylvania pickup hours remain the same, from 4:00 to 5:00.

SPECIAL EVENT THIS WEEK!

Featured Pop Up Artisans
This week we have an amazing artisan duo, The Boro Soapery and Claystf by Jill, setting up booths at the Statesboro Drive-Through. Diana Liggett will offer her full range of soaps including lotion bars, shave soaps and shampoo bars. Jill Smith will display functional pottery — mugs, bowls, platters and vases — that are microwave and dishwasher safe. Customers who want to participate should wear masks and observe social distancing!

Featured Pop Up Food Vendor
We’ll have the 4 & 20 Bakers food truck back with us this week. Order from the Pop Up items on the market or stop by the truck for Chad’s wood fired pizza, designer cupcakes, and fresh lemonade. To order whole pizzas in advance or on the day of pickup, “caw” or text Chad at 912-425-3612.

Community Pop Up
Official drop-off for Toys for Tots. Bring new, unwrapped toys for distribution

STATESBOROTHURSDAY Drive Through at SCVB starts at 4:00.

  • Last names A – L 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
  • Last names M – Z 5:00 pm — 6:00 pm

SYLVANIATHURSDAY Pickup at Victory Gardens General Store

  • All Sylvania customers 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm

Want to change your pickup time? Pickup times are established and changed in response to weekly sales volume and available volunteer hours. We will have help available this week between 4 and 6 to assemble your orders and bring them out to your vehicles; however, we can accommodate a few early or late orders with advance notice. To change your slot or request early or late pickup, please text 912.481.2263 with your ORDER NAME and the TIME you want to pick up.

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 2:00 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 4:00 and 6:00. Email or text us in advance so we can calculate your bonus dollars and the amount to be charged to your card.

Order Before 10pm Tuesday!


Order before 10 on Tuesday night for pickup on Thursday!

A reminder that we will NOT be having the market on the 26th. (We wil reopen on November 27 for December 3 pickup) Because of this we urge you to do any Thanksgiving shopping from Market2Go in advance. We’ve got plenty of suggestions for this year’s feast down below!

SPECIAL EVENT THIS WEEK!

Featured Pop Up Artisans
This week we have an amazing artisan duo, The Boro Soapery and Claystf by Jill, setting up booths at the Statesboro Drive-Through. Diana Liggett will offer her full range of soaps including lotion bars, shave soaps and shampoo bars. Jill Smith will display functional pottery — mugs, bowls, platters and vases — that are microwave and dishwasher safe. Buy their products on Market2Go (we’ll put them in your box) or purchase directly from the vendors at their booths. Customers who want to participate should wear masks and observe social distancing!

Featured Pop Up Food Vendor
We’ll have the 4 & 20 Bakers food truck back with us this week. Order from the Pop Up items on the market or stop by the truck for Chad’s wood fired pizza, designer cupcakes, and fresh lemonade. To order whole pizzas in advance or on the day of pickup, “caw” or text Chad at 912-425-3612.

Community Pop Up
Official drop-off for Toys for Tots. Bring new, unwrapped toys for distribution

We’re also pleased to welcome The Bourbon Brush to Market2Go who has several original paintings for sale!

  • B&J Farms is back with turkey, and if a whole bird is more than you need, there’s also ground turkey, drumsticks, and wings available.
  • If turkey just isn’t your thing that’s ok! We also have ham, chicken, and beef roasts.
  • Sweet potatoes, collards, and winter squash make great side dishes. Consider making some Sweet Potatoes au Gratin, Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad, or Scalloped Greens for your Thanksgiving feast.
  • We’ve got your condiment needs covered. You can get just about any glazes, sauces, dressings, jams, butters, or relishes you may need from Market2go’s numerous local vendors.
  • And for dessert there are plenty of pies, cakes, and cookies to choose from, and there’s ice cream from Southern Swiss Dairy to serve them à la mode!

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Happy Thanksgiving from the staff of Market2Go! Stay safe and remember: Our farmers are thankful for You!

A Very Veggie Thanksgiving!


In addition to a wide range of meats (Turkey, Chicken, Beef, pork, and seafood), on Market2Go, we have all kinds of healthy, locally grown vegetables that make delicious main dishes and sides:

  • Arugula
  • Beet tops
  • Bok Choi
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Collards
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Endive
  • Green garlic
  • Green onions
  • Salad and lettuce mixes
  • Kale
  • Microgreen mixes
  • Mushrooms
  • Mustard Greens
  • Pac Choi
  • Bell Peppers
  • Jalapeño peppers
  • Radishes
  • Sorrel
  • Spinach
  • Acorn Squash
  • Butternut Squash
  • Caribbean Squash
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Swiss Chard
  • Tomatoes
  • Purple Top Turnips

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Whatcha cookin’ for Thanksgiving?


Whatcha cookin’ for Thanksgiving? Let us help!

Meats and Seafood. Choose your protein from a wide range of meats and seafood on Market2Go. Great for your Thanksgiving meal or any time.

  • Pasture-raised turkey – frozen whole bird, wings, or drumsticks from B&J Farms.
  • Free-range whole chickens for roasting from Hunter Cattle.
  • Ham or pork roast from pastured pigs at Savannah River Farms or Boykin Ranch.
  • Grass-fed beef roast or steaks from Hunter Cattle, Savannah River Farms or Southern Swiss.
  • Georgia shrimp or Atlantic Coast flounder from Prossers Seafood.

Easy meal options. Want to keep things simple? Our vendors can help! Choose from fifty casseroles and pasta dishes – vegetarian or meat based – from Sugar Magnolia, 4 & 20 Bakers, Caribbean Feast, and Kim’s Cheese Straws.

Put some green on your Thanksgiving table! Choose fresh and healthy greens from Better Fresh Farms, Ebenezer Greens, Jacobs Produce, Kachina Farms, or Poor Robin Gardens.
Arugula * Beet Greens * Broccoli * Collards * Kale * Lettuce * Salad mixes * Microgreens * Mustard * Spinach * Swiss Chard * Turnip Greens

Traditional sides for your Thanksgiving meal!
Choose from homemade and chef-made dishes prepared by Market2Go vendors — broccoli casserole, carrot souffle, mac ‘n’ cheese, cranberry relish, dilly beans, pickled beets and pimiento cheese.
Or purchase ingredients for your family’s favorite recipes – butter, eggs, milk, cornmeal and flour, sweet potatoes, squash, pecans, ground beef or pork, sausage, mushrooms and more.

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Market2Go is Open!


The Statesboro Market2Go is open! Place your pre-Thanksgiving orders now for pickup November 19. Free-range turkeys available frozen from B&J Farms.

Note: The Market2Go will be closed Thanksgiving week and will reopen on November 27 for December 3 pickup. We are a year-round market!.

SPECIAL EVENT THIS WEEK!

Featured Pop Up Artisans
This week we have an amazing artisan duo, The Boro Soapery and Claystf by Jill, setting up booths at the Statesboro Drive-Through. Diana Liggett will offer her full range of soaps including lotion bars, shave soaps and shampoo bars. Jill Smith will display functional pottery — mugs, bowls, platters and vases — that are microwave and dishwasher safe. Buy their products on Market2Go (we’ll put them in your box) or purchase directly from the vendors at their booths. Customers who want to participate should wear masks and observe social distancing!

Featured Pop Up Food Vendor
We’ll have the 4 & 20 Bakers food truck back with us this week. Order from the Pop Up items on the market or stop by the truck for Chad’s wood fired pizza, designer cupcakes, and fresh lemonade. To order whole pizzas in advance or on the day of pickup, “caw” or text Chad at 912-425-3612.

Community Pop Up
Official drop-off for Toys for Tots. Bring new, unwrapped toys for distribution

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

  • Statesboro: Thursday afternoon drive through at SCVB 4:00 – 6:00
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at Victory Garden General Store 4:00 – 5:00
  • 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. You must write “EBT” in the order comment field. All EBT transactions must be made 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!


MARKET PICKUP THURSDAY!

DRIVE-THROUGH HOURS Pickup hours for the Market2Go in Statesboro have recently changed!! Drive through hours at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) are now from 4:00 to 6:00 pm on Thursday. Sylvania pickup hours remain the same, from 4:00 to 5:00.

SPECIAL EVENT THIS WEEK!

Featured Pop Up Artisan: Southern Soaked, offering soaps that are handmade from local ingredients and 100% soy-wax candles.

Pop-Up Food Truck: 4 & 20 Bakers, offering wood-fired pizza, designer cupcakes and fresh lemonade

Community Pop Up: Official drop-off for Toys for Tots. Bring new, unwrapped toys for distribution

STATESBOROTHURSDAY Drive Through at SCVB starts at 4:00.

  • Last names A – L 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm
  • Last names M – Z 5:00 pm — 6:00 pm

SYLVANIATHURSDAY Pickup at Victory Gardens General Store

  • All Sylvania customers 4:00 pm — 5:00 pm

Want to change your pickup time? Pickup times are established and changed in response to weekly sales volume and available volunteer hours. We will have help available this week between 4 and 6 to assemble your orders and bring them out to your vehicles; however, we can accommodate a few early or late orders with advance notice. To change your slot or request early or late pickup, please text 912.481.2263 with your ORDER NAME and the TIME you want to pick up.

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 2:00 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 4:00 and 6:00. Email or text us in advance so we can calculate your bonus dollars and the amount to be charged to your card.

Order Before 10pm!


Reminder – Order before 10pm tonight!

Please join us in welcoming Mimi’s Makings Market to Market2Go! They’ve got cakes, pumpkin bread, and sweet and spicy varieties of jam and jelly available for purchase, including some made from beautyberries which are a purple berry that grows wild in this area.

The jams, jellies & fruit butters on the market are perfect for:

  • Topping toast or inside sandwiches made with Sugar Magnolia bread.
  • Baked goods that have fruit spreads in the ingredients, such as Thumbprint Cookies.
  • And spicy jelly makes a flavorful savory glaze for shrimp, pork, vegetables, and chicken.

We’d also like to announce that Ma’s Country Pantry is now offering some home-grown uncracked jumbo sized pecans!

SPECIAL EVENT THIS WEEK!

Our featured Pop Up Vendor this week is Southern Soaked, one of our long-time and popular Saturday market vendors. Come visit with owner Shilo Foreman and check out her healthy and attractive array of soaps, including goats milk soap, buttermilk soap and beer soap, flavored with local ingredients like Georgia peaches, satsumas, mint, and lemongrass. Shilo will also offer her100% soy wax candles in glass containers.
We’ll also have the 4 & 20 Bakers food truck with us this week. Order from the Pop Up items on the market or stop by the truck for Chad’s wood fired pizza, designer cupcakes, and fresh lemonade. For advance order of whole pizzas, “caw” or text Chad at 912-425-3612.

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Have you ordered yet?


Have you ordered yet? Help keep the market going!.

Thank you for your response last week — we boosted sales for the week almost to break even! Thanks also to those who have ordered already this week.

With your continued help, we can maintain the momentum and keep the market thriving.

  1. Order regularly from the market, so we can return to “break-even” levels of sales.
  2. Encourage your friends and family to place orders.
  3. As often as possible, while you’re on the market site, go to the “Market Contributions” category and donate what you can to help sustain the market.

Many of you are helping already. Thank you to all our loyal customers for your orders and your generous contributions.

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