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July 30, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Rob McAlister

Meet Rob McAlister, who helps ensure market safety, such as supporting CUESA’s Farmers Market Box program and handwashing station.

July 30, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Tessa Kappe

This week, meet our Education Manager Tessa Kappe, who supports youth through CUESA’s education programs.

July 23, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Lulu Meyer

This week, meet our Director of Operations Lulu Meyer, who got her start with CUESA as a market shopper and volunteer.

July 17, 2020

Tacolicious Says Farewell to the Ferry Plaza

Eleven years after launching at the farmers market on Thursdays, Tacolicious will focus on its restaurants.

July 16, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Tommy Phung

Meet Assistant Operations Manager Tommy Phung, who has been supporting our market community for more than 12 years.

July 14, 2020

CUESA 2019-2020 Impact Report: Growing Thriving Communities

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!

July 10, 2020

Feed Hospitality Nourishes Workers in Need

Feed Hospitality distributes produce boxes to unemployed hospitality workers, while providing vital income for local farms during the pandemic.

July 08, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Andrea Akers

Meet Operations Manager Andrea Akers, who has helped keep the farmers market running smoothly for more than 10 years.

July 08, 2020

Donate to Feed Hospitality

Feed our hospitality workers and support local farms through the COVID-19 crisis! Your donation will be match though July 31.

July 03, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Rebecca Crawbuck

Meet our Partnerships & Events Manager Rebecca Crawbuck, who has jumped in to manage our CUESA box and Feed Hospitality programs.

June 26, 2020

Farmers Market Pride: LGBTQ+ Owned Farms and Food Businesses to Support

In honor of Pride, join us in celebrating LGBTQ+ farmers and makers at our farmers markets, each one creating a more just, sustainable, and nourishing world.

June 26, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Christine Farren

This week, meet our new Executive Director Christine Farren, who has been with CUESA for 17 years.

June 26, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Carol Henri

A dedicated volunteer for the last year, Carol Henri has pivoted to supporting CUESA weekly during the pandemic.

June 19, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Jameil Minor

Meet Operations Assistant Jameil Minor, who has a passion for cooking and education.

June 12, 2020

Delightful Foods Builds on 40 Years of Sweet Success

For more than 40 years, the Oakland-based Delightful Foods has built a large and loyal following by making delicious vegan cookies.

June 11, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Matty Leong

This week, meet our Operations Assistant Matty Leong, who supports the farmers market in many ways.

June 05, 2020

We Cannot Have a Just Food System without Justice for All

We owe it to our community to bear witness, to listen, to speak up, and to stand in solidarity.

June 05, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Deven Okry

Meet Assistant Market Manager Deven Okry, who has been with CUESA for four years.

May 29, 2020

When Farmers Need to Shelter in Place to Survive

Deciding whether or not to come to the farmers market is a choice no farmer takes lightly in these uncertain times.

May 28, 2020

CUESA Behind the Mask: Cindy Mendoza

Meet Cindy Mendoza, our Volunteer and Special Projects Coordinator.


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