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Recent Press

CUESA Farmer’s Markets Stay Open Amid Protests (KQED, 6/4/20)

On the Fly: Christine Farren (podcast) (tablehopper, 5/29/20)

How to shop Bay Area farmers’ markets while avoiding crowds: Buy a farm box (SF Chronicle, 5/28/20)

Is It Safe To Buy Food At The Farmers Market During The Coronavirus Pandemic? (Huffington Post, 5/26/20)

Bay Area farmers’ markets face social distancing challenges as peak season begins (SF Chronicle, 5/13/20)

Mission Community Market re-opens Thursday (Mission Local, ⅚/20)

San Francisco’s farmers markets make changes to stay open during pandemic (KRON4, 5/2/20)

Where to Order Groceries in SF (Thrillist, 4/28/20)

The food system is trying to reinvent itself on the fly to solve its pandemic food waste problem (Fast Company, 4/16/20)

Order Curated CSA Boxes From Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Now (They Sell Out Fast) (SFist, 4/15/20)

COVID-19 creates new challenges for local growers and farmers markets (Berkeleyside, 4/3/20)

These CSA Boxes and Farm Delivery Services are Still Serving Up Fresh Produce During the Coronavirus Crisis (Eater, 4/3/20)

Small Farmers, Local Markets Nimbly Adapt to a New Consumer Landscape (KQED, 3/20/20)

How to Support Farmers and Safely Shop at Farmers’ Markets (Civil Eats, 3/30/20)

Trying to avoid grocery stores? Farmers markets offer calmer, more socially-distant shopping (SFGate, 3/28/20)

Coronavirus fears: If you touch an onion at Ferry Building farmers’ market, it’s yours (Chronicle, 3/2½0)

Closures, Takeout, and Relief Efforts: How Food Businesses Nationwide Are Handling Coronavirus: Friday, March 30 (Bon Appetit, 3/20/20)

Farmers’ markets open during coronavirus outbreak. But farmers’ livelihoods remain uncertain (Chronicle, 3/20/20)

The Fight to Keep Farmers’ Markets Open During Coronavirus (Civil Eats, 3/19/20)

San Francisco Farmers Markets Are Open For Business (Eater, 3/18/20)

Most Farmers’ Markets to Remain Open as Essential Services During Lockdown Period (SFist, 3/16/20)

The Landmark of San Francisco: The Ferry Building (High Rise Life, 3/½0)

Exploring a Decade of Big Changes in Local Food (Civil Eats, 11/19/19)

Things to do in San Francisco: Eating, drinking, staying and doing (Cosmopolitan, 10/5/19)

Best of the Bay 2019: Food & Drink winners (48Hills, 10/3/19)

10 of the best farmers’ markets in the U.S. (and many are year-round) (USA Today, 9/14/19)

Where a Michelin-Starred Chef Goes in San Francisco (New York Times, 8/31/19)

CUESA (The Farmers’ Market People) Celebrates Summer With Big Ferry Building Party (SFist, 6/5/19)

Best of 2019: Food & Drink: Reader’s Choice Best Farmers Market & Most Adorable Food Festival (SF Weekly, 5/16/19)

TBI’s 5 Best: Farmers’ Markets in the East Bay (The Bold Italic, 4/16/19)

Maa! Maa! Baby goats invade the Ferry Building (SF Chronicle 4/17/19)

CUESA’s Goat Festival Returns to the Ferry Building Saturday, April 13 (SF Weekly, 3/25/19)

CUESA Launches The Food Change at the Ferry Building (KQED, ½9/19)

Tent Talk Episode 20: Marcy Coburn on diversifying farmers’ market communities (InTents, 1⅓/18)

San Francisco’s star pastry chefs to put on a good ol’ fashioned bake sale for charity (SF Chronicle, 9/9/18)

A Matter of Taste: CUESA and the Long View (Edible San Francisco, 8/11/18)

Cocktails of the Farmers Market returns to Jack London Square (Oakland Magazine, 7/25/18)

CUESA Celebrates 25 Years of Farmers Markets with a Party of Epic Proportions (Eater, 6/7/18)

CUESA Celebrates a Quarter-Century (SF Weekly, 5/31/18)

Dine and Dish: San Francisco Farmer’s Market (KRON4, 5/30/18)

The Big, Little World of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market (Epoch Times, 5/29/18)

Best Farmers Market: SF Weekly Readers Poll Winners (SF Weekly, 5/17/18)

Jack London Square Farmers Market (Facebook, 4/18/18)

Mission farmers’ market returns with more vendors (SF Chronicle, ⅘/18)

How Female Bartenders Used the Farmers Market to Grow a Movement (Eater, 4/16/18)

How the farmers’ market made the Ferry Building a worldwide destination (SF Chronicle 3/9/18)

CUESA Taking Over Operations at Mission Community Market (, ½9/18)

SF Mission’s farmers market to grow under CUESA leadership (San Francisco Chronicle, ½5/18)

As Oakland evolves, its longtime farmers’ market adapts. Again. (SF Gate, 1/10/18)

How an earthquake and a farmers market brought the San Francisco community together (Upworthy, 12/8/17)

In Trump Era, the Long Fight Against Hunger is Even Tougher (FERN, 11/10/17)

Farmers Markets Will Save Us All (SF Weekly, 10/5/17)

Amazon may force farmers markets, and grocery stores, to adapt (SF Chronicle, 8/13/17)

Sustainable Food Makers Are Worried About The Future Of Whole Foods Under Amazon (Fast Company, 7/31/17)

The World’s Best Food Markets (Tasting Table, 7/28/17)

Bay Area Bites Guide to Food Justice Organizations in the Bay Area (Bay Area Bites, 6/26/17)

Herds of Baby Goat Photos from Goatchella 2017 (SF Weekly, 4/17/17)

The Bay Area Food Movement Tackles Trump (Bay Area Bites, 3/24/17)

For California food reformers, priorities shift from “local and sustainable” to ICE raids and “sanctuary restaurants” (New Food Economy, 3/24/17)

For farmers, love is always in season at SF Ferry Plaza market (SF Chronicle, 2/9/17)

S.F. fundraisers dig deep for students and farm food (SFGate 11/1/16)

CUESA Officially Launches Oakland’s Jack London Square Farmers Market This Sunday (Eater SF, 10/27/16)

Fog city feast: Affordable foodie eats in San Francisco (CNN, 9/23/16)

10 Top Farmers Markets (Visit California)

Jacques Pepin reveals what he’d cook for Donald Trump, and answers other burning questions (SF Chronicle, 8/12/16)

The 11 Best Farmers Markets In The World (GOOD, 8/11/16)

This Sexy Ad Campaign Wants to Get You to the Farmers Market (Modern Farmer, 7/25/16)

Questions to ask before buying something at a farmers market (MarketWatch, 7/22/16)

Iconic markets across the country (USA Today, 7/21/16)

Talking About Cultivating a Healthy Food System with CUESA’s Marcy Coburn (EcoCentric, 7/21/16)

10 Superheroes of the SF Bay Area Dining Scene (Zagat, 7/18/16)

CUESA Summer Celebration Sows Seeds For Food Education June 12th (Hoodline, 6/6/16)

This Penis-Shaped Eggplant Is the Star of a Brilliant Farmers Market Ad Campaign (Mic, 5/25/16)

CUESA’s new ad campaign will change how you look at eggplants forever (SFGate, 5/23/16)

Best of San Francisco: Coolest Food Nonprofit (SF Weekly, 5/19/16)

CUESA taking over operation of Jack London Square’s Sunday farmers’ market (SFGate, 4/18/16)

20 Grade-A Farmers Markets For Foodie Travelers (Trip Advisor, 3/31/16)

Ways Chefs Can Make the Most of Local Farmers’ Markets (Open Table blog, 1⅙/15)

America’s Best Farmers’ Markets (Travel + Leisure, 9/16/15)

Hallelujah for the Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market, San Francisco’s Church of Food (Huffington Post, 9/9/15)

Outside Lands 2015: How Food Became Part of the Spectacle (Bay Area Bites, 8/10/15)

Best Readers’ Choice Farmers Markets (USA Today, 8/15)

Goatchella packed with goat fans and protestors (SFGate, 4/18/15)

Expect Merriment, Mayhem At Ferry Plaza Farmers Market’s ‘Goatchella’ On Saturday (Hoodline, 4/16/15)

Marcy Coburn: A New Leader in The Town Local Food Built (Civil Eats, 2014)

Food Rush (TV show on the LiveWell Network) Great Brunch Dishes (Food Rush, 2013)

17 great food markets around the world (USA Today, 10/3/13)

The Best Farmers’ Markets in the U.S. (Shape Magazine, 2013)

Farmers Market Cultivates Revolution (San Francisco Chronicle, 5/3/13)

Ferry Plaza at 20: Interview with Sibella Kraus (Civil Eats, 9/24/12)

Tacolicious (Guest Chef Series at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market) (Wall Street Journal, 9/19/12) 

America’s Best Farmers’ Markets (US News, 9/13/12)

SF Teens Learn to Grow and Market Crops in School Program (KQED News, 5/29/12)



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