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August 05, 2022

National Farmers Market Week: Why Farmers Markets Matter to Local Farmers and Chefs

In anticipation of this upcoming National Farmers Market Week (August 7-13, 2022), here are some words of wisdom from our Foodwise sellers.

August 04, 2022

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Delivered Will End on August 13

After 14 months, Foodwise and The FruitGuys have made the difficult decision to discontinue the online market and home delivery program.

July 29, 2022

Adaptability and Grit Sustain Apple Farming in Sonoma County

A fifth-generation farmer, David Hale carries on the region’s traditions on his family farm.

July 29, 2022

Extern Spotlight: Aubrey Rueben

Referred by the San Francisco Cooking School, Aubrey Reuben externed at Foodwise for 2 months this spring to complete her culinary degree.

July 22, 2022

From Brandywine to Green Zebra: A Farmers Market Guide to Tomatoes

Make the most of peak tomato season with these tips.

July 15, 2022

With Saltwater Bakeshop, Lifelong Baker Gives Back to Her Community

A part of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market since the start of 2022, Brittany Dunn has been baking for as long as she can remember.

June 30, 2022

Capay Organic Says Farewell to the Farmers Market

After 29 years, Capay Organic has made the difficult decision to retire from the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

June 28, 2022

Farmers Market Grilling Guide

This grilling season, keep it fresh, simple, and sustainable by supporting local farmers and ranchers.

June 24, 2022

Volunteer of the Month: Avicia Rodgers

Avicia Rodgers started as a Foodwise volunteer as a way to get to know her community and to support Foodwise, whose mission she believes in.

June 23, 2022

Meet the D.R.E.A.M. Team Behind Small-Batch, Seasonally Driven Doughnuts

A quest to share high-quality doughnuts has also become a way for them to showcase staple Filipino flavors.

June 17, 2022

Juneteenth on the Waterfront Kicks Off Celebrations

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Juneteenth on the Waterfront to kick off a month of Juneteenth celebrations!

June 17, 2022

Seeing Seeds Through Beads: A Bracelet Making Activity Honoring Traditional Foods in Black Culture

Through this craft using bead to represent seeds, learn about foods that are significant to Black, African-American, Afro-descendent culture.

June 07, 2022

Meet Our Team: Selina Knowles

Meet Selina Knowles, the Communications Coordinator at Foodwise.

June 03, 2022

Kitiya Brings the Flavors of Thai Cuisine to Home Cooks

For Kitiya, cooking has been a lifelong passion that she now shares at the farmers market.

June 01, 2022

No Blueberries This Season at Sierra Cascade

Sierra Cascade Blueberry Farm will not be joining us at the farmers market due a crop failure brought on by drought and climate change.

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.

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