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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!

October 08, 2021

Mandela Partners and CUESA Connect New Entrepreneurs and Farmers Market Community

Through a collaboration between Mandela Partners and CUESA, new Bay Area businesses are getting a chance to reach new audiences at farmers markets in San Francisco.

October 01, 2021

Fox & Lion Bread Co. Nourishes the Art of Sourdough

Xan Devoss had a sourdough starter well before it was hip, and has been breaking bread for as long as she can remember.

September 24, 2021

Volunteer of the Month: Elizabeth Sy

Long-time volunteer and farmers market lover Elizabeth provides administrative support in the CUESA office.

September 23, 2021

10 Ways Farmers Can Fight Climate Change

As the largest agricultural producer in the U.S., California is on the frontlines of the fight against climate change.

September 16, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latinx Food Businesses to Celebrate at the Farmers Market

From tamales to obleas, visit our markets to celebrate local Latinx-owned businesses and the diversity of delicious food that they contribute to our communities.

September 09, 2021

As Their Wells Dry Up, California’s Small Farms Seek Emergency Relief

As agricultural wells run dry in California’s historic drought, small farms must make tough decisions.

September 03, 2021

Old Dog Ranch: An Early Adopter of a New Regenerative Agriculture Certification

Old Dog Ranch becomes the first nut farm to earn Regenerative Organic Certification.

August 27, 2021

Volunteers of the Month: Abigail Bradshaw, Abigail Pak, and Kenzie Westergard

CUESA welcomed three summer Westmont College interns to support Foodwise Kids and other programs.

August 26, 2021

CUESA Impact Report 2020-2021: Community Is Essential

This year was a testament to the power of you: farmers, food makers, chefs, and neighbors working together to create a powerful and resilient local food shed.


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