Lowcountry Farm Fest Raises Over $4,200 for Forsyth Farmers’ Market
The first-ever event featured live music, food trucks, pop-up vendors, a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle.
SAVANNAH, GA (November 30, 2021) — Hustle & Blow Dry Bar is thrilled to announce that the first annual Lowcountry Farm Fest raised over $4,200 in support of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market. The event was held on Thursday, November 18 at Starland Yard in Savannah. “As Savannah’s only certified Green Circle salon, the Hustle & Blow team and I have been proud to support the Forsyth Farmers’ Market,” said Hannah Mills, Owner of Hustle & Blow Dry Bar. “It was also extra special to partner with several like-minded businesses that are also working toward a more sustainable Savannah.” “A huge thank you to all those who made this event possible, especially Hustle & Blow Dry Bar,” said Jeb Bush, Executive Director of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market. “It was a fun evening that not only helped raise funds for Forsyth Farmers’ Market but brought awareness and excitement about the importance of buying local.” The Lowcountry Farm Fest raised a total of $4,291.32 from a variety of generous contributions. Hustle & Blow Dry Bar and Forsyth Farmers’ Market (FFM) attribute the outstanding success of the event to the following businesses:
- Over 40 local businesses donated over $4,000 worth of items to the silent auction.
- Pop-up vendors—Balance Mobile Spa, Ember + Element and Laughing Tansy—each contributed a portion of their sales during the event to FFM.
- Starland Yard donated $1 from the sale of every draft beer during the event to FFM.
- Pizzeria Vittoria and food trucks Loki and Strangebird donated a portion of the evening’s sales to FFM.
- Buy Local Savannah, the band DRAUCKER, Good Cause Marketing and Haley G Hunter Photography were all event sponsors.
Donations for the Forsyth Farmers’ Market can still be made at forsythfarmersmarket.com/give.
About Forsyth Farmers’ Market The Forsyth Farmers’ Market is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that was founded in 2009 by six women who came together with the intention of supporting their common vision of a local food system that is good for the health of all people and the environment. The mission of the Forsyth Farmers’ Market is to promote understanding and participation in a local food system that supports sustainable production and increases access to local products. Visit forsythfarmersmarket.com
About Hustle & Blow Dry Bar Salon Hustle & Blow is a bloom-to-bottle lifestyle salon passionate about contributing to its clients’ overall well-being through hair, skin and cosmetic beauty. Hustle & Blow is Savannah’s first and only certified sustainable salon. It diverts 95% of its daily waste including foils, hair clippings and even color out of landfills and waterways and into repurposed tools such as bicycles and green energy. Visit hustleandblowdrybar.com