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January 12, 2022

Sweeter in the Winter: A Farmers Market Guide to Brassicas

When you journey to the farmers market this winter, browse a bounty of brassicas, a genus of plants in the cabbage family, such as brussel sprouts, cabbage, and kale. Get acquainted with these flavorful, nutritious vegetables.

January 06, 2022

How Will You Positively Impact Your Food Community This Year?

We invited CUESA Board members and volunteers to share some of their good food intentions for 2022.

January 03, 2022

Farmers Market Treats for Valentine's Day

Indulge your loved ones and yourself with locally grown flowers and treats from the farmers market.

December 31, 2021

CUESA Wishes You a Healthy, Happy, and Hopeful New Year

Look at what we accomplished together in 2021, and join us in creating a thriving food community in 2022 and beyond.

December 24, 2021

VIDEO: Foodwise Teens: Building Confidence & Community

Students in CUESA's Foodwise Teens program share how they've grown as leaders in their community.

December 23, 2021

Intern Spotlight: Chloe Cabon

Intern Chloe Cabon has been an invaluable helping bring CUESA’s Foodwise Kids program to students at the farmers market and classroom.

December 17, 2021

VIDEO: Market Match: Nurturing Food Access for All

At CUESA's farmers markets, the Market Match program helps make fresh produce more affordable by matching CalFresh benefits dollar-for-dollar.

December 10, 2021

VIDEO: Balakian Farms: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future

Visit Balakian Farms in Reedley, California, and meet next-generation organic farmer Amber Balakian, who is carrying on the family farming legacy.

December 08, 2021

Meet Our Team: amy huỳnh

Meet one of the newest members of our team, amy huỳnh, our Education Manager for Foodwise Teens and Adults.

December 03, 2021

VIDEO: Surviving & Thriving: Farmers Markets

Farmers markets have been a place of community, food access, and nourishment during the pandemic. Farmers, chefs, and market staff share what this community has meant to them.

November 24, 2021

Volunteer of the Month: Zachary Berenson-Barros

Zachary brings his love of fresh food to working with youth through CUESA’s Foodwise Kids and Teens programs.

November 19, 2021

Meet Our Team: Damaris Bonner

Meet Damaris Bonner, who joined us this summer as the Education Coordinator for our Foodwise Kids & Families program.

November 15, 2021

CUESA's Farmers Market Winter Holiday Guide

Find delicious and unique gifts while supporting local farmers and food crafters at CUESA’s farmers markets.

November 12, 2021

Encina Farms Brings Iberico Pork to California

The Bay Area can now find locally raised Iberico pork and charcuterie at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

November 05, 2021

What It Means to Decolonize Your Diet

We spoke with Luz Calvo about what it means to decolonize your diet.

November 04, 2021

Marla Bakery Announces Their Last Day

After seven years, Joe Wolf and Amy Brown of Marla Bakery say farewell to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market on November 6.

October 29, 2021

Volunteer of the Month: Wayne Lam

For five years, Wayne has brought his passion for healthy food to supporting CUESA’s events and programs.

October 28, 2021

Squash Goals: A Farmers Market Guide to Winter Squash

Move over, pumpkin and butternut. Discover the wonderful, warty world of winter squash at the farmers market.

October 19, 2021

CUESA's Farmers Market Fall Feast Guide

Stock up for your farm-fresh feast and support local farms at CUESA farmers markets.

October 19, 2021

VIDEO: CUESA's Sunday Supper: A Farm to Home Feast & Virtual Gala

Watch CUESA's Sunday Supper virtual gala, featuring farmers, chefs, and changemakers!


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