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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.

February 24, 2022

Volunteer of the Month: Marie Wood

Veteran volunteer Marie has found joy in supporting the local farming community.

February 18, 2022

Foodwise Teens Find Jobs with Local Farmers at the Market

Students are putting their Foodwise Teens skills to use and building their resume, while contributing to a thriving local food community.

February 11, 2022

True Love for Local Flowers

Every rose has its thorn–and a heavy carbon footprint, too. Try farmers market blooms this Valentine’s Day instead.

February 04, 2022

Black History Month: Celebrating Black Voices in Food and Farming

February is Black History Month and we are celebrating Black authors and content creators in food.

January 28, 2022

Star Route Farms Empowers the Next Generation of Land Stewards

Farmer Warren Weber sold Star Route Farms to the University of San Francisco, so that it could become a resource for the next generation.

January 28, 2022

Intern Spotlight: Kailyne Sarmiento, Yolanda Everson, and Destini Hall

Yolanda, Destini, and Kai brought a student-centered approach to supporting youth in our Foodwise Teens program.

January 27, 2022

Golden Gateway Garage Reopens on Saturdays, Plus Changes on the Embarcadero

Major changes are coming to the Embarcadero roadway as SFTMA commences Phase 1 of The Embarcadero Enhancement Project.

January 21, 2022

Democratizing Our Food System with Frances Moore Lappé

On the 50th anniversary of her revolutionary book, Lappé discusses why protecting our democracy is so essential to creating a sustainable and equitable food future.

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. 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.

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CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to growing thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. Learn More »