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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.

August 20, 2021

"What Did You Do This Summer?" Foodwise Teens Fellows Give Back

A group of San Francisco high school students dedicated eight weeks working at the farmers market or school garden.

August 13, 2021

Video: What’s Cool About Farmers Markets? Just Ask a Kid

CUESA releases a series of Foodwise Kids videos for the virtual classroom—with farmers and kids as the stars.

August 10, 2021

CUESA Behind the Mask: Tiffany Chung

Meet our Foodwise Kids Education Manager Coordinator Tiffany Chung, who adapted our kids program for distance learning.

August 05, 2021

Foodwise Kids Brings the Joy of the Farmers Market to Students During the Pandemic

Teaching kids is hard, it’s chaotic, and it’s messy. But take it from an intern who help relaunch CUESA’s Foodwise Kids program: it’s crucial and rewarding.

August 05, 2021

Back to School, Back to the Farmers Market

Support experiential learning at the farmers market for eaters of all ages this fall! Donate now.

July 30, 2021

Volunteer of the Month: Jessica Holmes

Jessica Holmes is a market regular who also gives her time to support CUESA’s mission behind the scenes.

July 16, 2021

Yerba Buena Tea Co. Is Leaving the Bay

Yerba Buena Tea Co.’s last day at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market will be July 17, as they plan for a big move.

July 16, 2021

Drought's Toll on California Family Farms

Just as California begins recovering from a year of pandemic and devastating wildfires, the state is facing another disaster: severe drought.

July 09, 2021

Save Tierra Vegetables

Sister-and-brother team Lee and Wayne James weather a perfect storm of challenges while planning for the next generation.

July 02, 2021

Farmers Market Grilling Guide

Yes, we’re open this July 4! This grilling season, keep it fresh, simple, and sustainable by supporting local farmers and ranchers.

June 24, 2021

Volunteer of the Month: Carol Henri

Volunteer of the Month for the second time, Carol Henri has been an indispensable supporter of CUESA during the pandemic.

June 21, 2021

Thank You for Celebrating Juneteenth on the Waterfront

Juneteenth was celebrated for the first time at the Embarcadero Ferry Terminal Plaza and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

June 11, 2021

Taste the Sunshine: A Farmers Market Guide to Stone Fruit

While Karl the Fog envelops the Bay Area, cherries, peaches, and other stone fruit brings a ray of sweet sunshine to the farmers market.

June 02, 2021

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Launches Home Delivery Service

CUESA partners with The FruitGuys to support small local farms and provide home delivery for farmers market produce.

May 28, 2021

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Delivered

Can’t make it to the farmers market this week? Get the bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market delivered to your door.

May 28, 2021

Ugly Pickle Co. Says Farewell the the Farmers Market

Kayla and David will soon be opening a new restaurant using upcycled produce from local farmers.

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