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CUESA Mission Rock Farmers Market Pop-Up at The Yard: Holiday Market

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Join CUESA, the organization behind the acclaimed Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, at The Yard at Mission Rock this fall! CUESA is hosting a series of farmers market pop-ups at The Yard, across from AT&T Park, in partnership with the San Francisco Giants and Bank of America.

The Sunday market will take place from 10 am to 2 pm, with approximately 25 local farms, food crafters, and restaurants. CUESA will also offer fun and educational activities for the whole family, such as cooking demonstrations by local chefs, seasonal produce tastings, and more.

Get all your last-minute holiday shopping done at our farmers market pop-up on December 20. Plus, we’ll be featuring holiday-themed demos and activities at the CUESA Classroom, and The Yard will have Christimas trees and free gift wrapping.

CUESA Classroom Activities

11:00-2:00: Drop-in DIY kids craft activities: make your own evergreen decorations (with farmers market dried fruits!) and cards.

11:00-2:00: Live music by Skillet Licorice! “Whether they’re playing hot fiddle breakdowns, slinky blues, sparkling banjo breaks, ragtime or dreamy waltzes the duo displays an impressive command of styles and techniques that comes from deep study and loving dedication to America’s folk traditions.”

11:30 am: Herbal salve demonstration by Dawn Sternadel of Lil Milkers Valley

12:30 pm: Confections demonstration using Old Dog Ranch walnuts and City Bees honey by Shakirah Simley, Canner-in-Residence for the Bi-Rite Family of Businesses (and CUESA Board Member!)

Farmers Market Vendors

Farms and Food Crafters
Blue House Farm: organic vegetables
City Bees: San Francisco honey
Eatwell Farm: organic herbs and vegetables, plus lacto-fermented sodas
Eatwell Farm Ice Box: ice cream with farm-fresh flavors
Friend in Cheeses Jam Company: seasonal jams, jellies, preserves
Fruitilicious Farm: organic apples
Haverton Hill Creamery: sheep milk, sheep butter, and sheep milk ice cream
Kitchen Witch: bone broth from pasture-raised beef, organic chicken, and local pork
Koda Farms: organic rice
Lagier Ranches: grapes, preserves, almonds
Lil Milkers Valley: goat milk soaps, scrubs, salves
Oasis Date Gardens: organic dates
Old Dog Ranch: walnuts
Root Down Farm: pasture-raised chicken
Tierra Vegetables: vegetables, heirloom beans and corn, chiles, and preserves
Tomales Farmstead Creamery: goat and sheep milk cheese
Tory Farms: grapes
Wild West Ferments: sauerkraut, kimchi, probiotic tonics, wild-fermented fruit sodas

Restaurants and Ready-to-Eat Food and Drink

Batter Bakery: seasonal cookies, cakes, and other baked treats
Belcampo Meat Co.: all-beef hot dogs and housemade sausages
Bini’s Kitchen: Nepalese dumplings (momo)
Four Barrel Coffee: coffee and espresso drinks
Girl Friday Zeppole: sweet and savory Italian doughnuts with dipping sauces
Marla Bakery: breads, pastries, cookies, bagels, and tarts
Shorty Goldstein’s: pastrami and corned beef sandwiches, gravlax bagels, latkes
Three Babes Bakeshop: seasonal pies, whole and by the slice
Zeal Kombucha: botanically brewed kombucha

Christmas Trees and Free Gift Wrapping at The Yard

The Yard is hosting a boutique Christmas tree lot with big and small trees, accessories, and decorations, operated by the Delancey Street Foundation, the country’s leading residential self-help organization. The Yard Christmas Village is a spectacular sight to behold, with decorations and photo opportunities galore. Complimentary gift wrapping services are available from 12-4 pm on weekends. After your farmers market trip, stop by the tented Anchor Brewing beer garden for some holiday cheer.

The Yard at Mission Rock is located at the corner of 3rd St. and Terry Francois Blvd., across from AT&T Park. It is accessible by Muni buses 10, 30, 45 and 47, the T-Third Street light rail, and the E-Embarcadero historic streetcar line. Ample parking available in Lot A ($5 for 2 hours for farmers market shoppers).

CUESA farmers markets accept EBT (CalFresh/food stamps). Customers can use their EBT card at the CUESA Info Booth to receive market coins redeemable for food at the market. Customers spending EBT at the market can double their dollars (up to $10 per market day) through the Market Match program, which offers free market coins redeemable only for fruits and vegetables.

 

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