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May 26, 2022

Stop and Smell the Rosemary: Farmers Market Guide to Fresh Herbs

The onset of spring ushers in a bounty of fresh herbs to add extra flavor and aroma to our farmers market creations.

May 26, 2022

Intern Spotlight: Graciela Ruiz and Abbi Sanders

As spring comes to a close, we thank interns Graciela and Abbi for a smooth running semester at Foodwise and the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

May 20, 2022

Nusa Shares Indonesian Cuisine with Bay Area Farmers Markets

Nusa’s small-batch desserts and treats, which Jennifer Huang now sells at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, pay homage to her cultural heritage.

May 13, 2022

10 Ways to Stretch Your Food Budget at the Farmers Market

Whether you’re on a tight food budget or just seeking ways to shop more efficiently, there are many ways to make the most of your trip to the farmers market.

May 05, 2022

For Mother’s Day, Farmers Market Chefs Share How to Make Food as Good as Mom’s

We are sharing a few stories from food makers whose early culinary curiosities were nurtured by their mothers.

April 29, 2022

Intern Spotlight: Jenny Ye, Jesus del Toro, and Kailyne Sarmiento

Jenny Ye and Jesus “Chuy” del Toro joined returning intern Kailyne Sarmiento to support this semester’s cohort of Foodwise Teens.

April 29, 2022

Foodwise Kids Goes Beyond the Farmers Market and into the Classroom

Following their fieldtrip to the farmers market, students deepen their food wisdom in a cooking class.

April 21, 2022

Working with Nature to Honor Earth Day, Every Day, at Toluma Farms

Tomales Farmstead Creamery is fighting climate change, in collaboration with nature, the farm’s working goats, and the Healthy Soils Program.

April 15, 2022

After Emmigrating from Ukraine, Gavel's Farm Gives Back to the Community Abroad

Now, as Ukraine is under siege by Russia, they are raising money for their friends and family in their homeland.

April 14, 2022

Farmers Market Treats for Mother's Day

Show your mom how loved she is this year with beautiful and tasty gifts from the farmers market.

April 07, 2022

Spring Brings New Vendors to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

From tender microgreens to ube-filled doughnuts, join us in welcoming eight innovative farms and food entrepreneurs to our farmers markets.

March 31, 2022

With Her Restaurant Pomet, Farmer Aomboon Deasy Centers the Family Farm

Her new restaurant in Oakland is deepening the meaning of farm-to-table.

March 25, 2022

2022 Farmworker Awareness Week: Meet the Essential People Who Feed You

Meet some of the hardworking team members who are vital to bringing food to the farmers market.

March 24, 2022

Volunteer of the Month: Bronwyn Austin

Meet Bronwyn, who volunteers with Foodwise to support local, sustainable local farms and education programs for all ages.

March 18, 2022

On Becoming Foodwise: A Letter from Christine

Why change our name after 29 years? Christine Farren, our Executive Director, reflects on why CUESA decided to become Foodwise.

March 14, 2022

Press Release: CUESA Changes Its Name to Foodwise

The 29-year-old nonprofit dedicated to farmers markets and education will unveil changes at Community Celebrations on March 17 and 19.

March 14, 2022

CUESA is now Foodwise. Celebrate with us!

This spring, we have a new name, new look, and renewed commitment to you. Celebrate with us on March 17 and 19.

March 11, 2022

Women Farmers in Sustainable Agriculture Share Words of Wisdom

For Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting women who are integral to a sustainable food system.

March 04, 2022

17 Women-Led Food Businesses You Should Know

These visionary women entrepreneurs are making delicious and sustainable food, and nourishing our community each in her own way.

February 25, 2022

The Freedom Farmers Market Brings Together Black Farmers and Foods

Dr. Gail P. Myers talked with CUESA about how the Freedom Farmers Market has become an important gathering place for Black farmers.

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