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September 13, 2019

From Bitter Melon to Sinqua: MNC Moua Farm Shares Their Roots

MNC Moua Farm, the newest member of the Saturday farmers market, offers popular Asian varieties such as opo, sinqua, bitter melon, and Thai chilies.

September 06, 2019

Food Runners Feeds the Community through Food Waste

Food Runners helps to close the food waste loop by bringing food donations to people in need from the farmers market.

August 30, 2019

What's the Dirt on Organic?

What exactly does the term “organic” mean?

August 22, 2019

Bees Are in Trouble—Here’s How You Can Help

Pollinators like honeybees are declining, which is bad news for our food and for us. What can we do to help them rebound?

August 22, 2019

Volunteer of the Month: Daenerys Pineda

Daenerys served as CUESA’s summer Events Intern. She supported CUESA’s summer events, and inspired kids to love farmers market produce for occasional Foodwise Kids shifts.

August 16, 2019

Nahua Pizza Shares a Piece of the Family Pie

Kimberly Gonzalez of Nahua Pizza makes deliciously handcrafted, hot-from-the-wood-fired-oven pizzas at CUESA’s Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

August 09, 2019

Climate Chaos, Food Solutions

How can farmers and eaters work together to be part of the food solution?

July 25, 2019

Volunteer of the Month: Tara Gattis

Tara became a CUESA volunteer in March 2018 and has been supporting the Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Info Booth and special events such as our Sunday Supper: Farm to City Feast.

July 18, 2019

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

Make the most of peak tomato season with these tips.

July 15, 2019

2019 Guide to Summer Farm Adventures

Craving a back-the-land adventure? We’ve collected a few farm experiences to help you fill your weekends this summer and fall.

July 12, 2019

Alchemy Collective Coffee Brews Worker Power

Alchemy Collective fosters the worker-owned cooperative model at their Berkeley café and Jack London Square Farmers Market stand.

June 28, 2019

Volunteers of the Month: Spring Interns

Every spring brings intern support for CUESA’s educational programs. This past season’s interns had a range of experience in nursing, environmental education and organic farming. Meet Nhi, Maggie, and Terra.

June 27, 2019

Support These La Cocina Food Entrepreneurs at the Farmers Market

Born in 2005, La Cocina has helped over 40 local food entrepreneurs—most of them immigrant women and women of color—on their paths to creating thriving businesses.

June 21, 2019

Zucchini and Beyond: A Farmers Market Guide to Summer Squash

As we enter summer squash season, we’ve collected some common types you’ll cross paths with at the farmers market, along with some flavorful and creative ways to prepare them.

June 14, 2019

Flour Chylde Bakery Bakes Gluten-Free Confections with Love

Flour Chylde Bakery, a staple of Mission Community Market on Thursdays, bakes gluten-free pastries by using high-quality ingredients baked with thoughtfulness and care.

June 13, 2019

Tacolicious Guest Chef Series at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

July 11 through August 29, the Bay Area’s best chefs will be serving up their creative and delicious takes on the taco at the Tacolicious stand.

June 05, 2019

CUESA 2018-2019 Impact Report: Growing Change Together

Together, we are inspiring a world that nourishes all people, local economies, and the living earth. Join us in looking back on what we accomplished together!

May 31, 2019

Volunteer of the Month: Izzy Flint-Gonzales

Izzy Flint-Gonzalez joined the CUESA team in March as an Events Intern for her final months of her senior year and provided support for CUESA’s Events and Foodwise Kids.

May 31, 2019

Kashiwase Farms Ripens Stone Fruit to Perfection

Kashiwase Farms brings stone fruit and almonds for more than 20 years to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market every Saturday throughout the summer and early fall season.

May 24, 2019

Meet CUESA’s Director of Education Ave Lambert

Ave brings their diverse experiences from fields to kitchens to food justice nonprofits to CUESA’s programs.

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