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February 26, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Suzanne Hudson

Suzanne Hudson has been supporting CUESA with fundraising events, the opening of the Food Change exhibit, and Market to Table programs.

February 22, 2020

Veganism Isn’t Restrictive in Bryant Terry’s Abundant "Vegetable Kingdom"

The James Beard Award-winning chef and author presents a collection of 150 recipes in which vegetables are the unabashed stars of the table, not the paltry side dishes.

February 13, 2020

The Joys (and Challenges) of Humane Farming

As a sixth-generation farmer, Joy Dolcini operates Farmer Joy to farm animals humanely in Chileno Valley.

February 07, 2020

Farming While Black: Dismantling Racism in the Food System

Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm spoke about what it means to farm while Black and dismantling racism and injustice in the food system.

January 31, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Charlie Osborne

Charlie Osborne has volunteered his time with CUESA at all three of its farmers markets and youth education programs.

January 31, 2020

Reem's Says Farewell to Farmers Markets

Be sure to visit their stand this Saturday for a farewell man’oushe!

January 30, 2020

Food Books to Inspire Action in 2020

Looking for a fresh food read to dig into? Resolved to take action in 2020? Check out these favorites.

January 28, 2020

Jack London Square Farmers Market Seeks New Operator

Jack London Square and CUESA announced today that CUESA will no longer serve as the operator of Jack London Square Farmers Market effective Sunday, March 29, 2020.

January 24, 2020

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Food as Medicine

We spoke with Dr. Rita Nguyen of the Food as Medicine Collaborative to learn more about the revolutionary approach to food as medicine.

January 17, 2020

From Kraut to Koji: Fermented Foods You Can Find at the Farmers Market

Explore the wild world of fermented foods and its various manifestations.

January 09, 2020

A Farewell from CUESA CEO, Marcy Coburn

Our departing CEO shares words of gratitude for the CUESA community as she embarks on her next venture.

January 09, 2020

CUESA Announces Departure of CEO Marcy Coburn and Appoints Interim Executive Director

CUESA Director of Development Christine Farren to serve as Interim Executive Director.

January 02, 2020

What It Means to Volunteer at CUESA

Give back to your community by volunteering with CUESA. You’ll also gain valuable skills and make new friends along the way.

January 01, 2020

Renewing Our Resolve in 2021

Last year was a testament to the power of people working together to create a resilient local food shed. Here’s to deepening our work together in 2021.

December 27, 2019

Volunteers of the Month: Foodwise Kids, Foodwise Teens, and Food Access and Outreach Interns

Thank you to our amazing Foodwise Kids, Foodwise Teens, and Food Access and Outreach interns: Grace Berry, Sara Fetterly, Jay Ann Layson, Serena Troung, Jorge Kalil, and David Pack.

December 27, 2019

Wishing You a Powerful and Joyful 2020

We wholeheartedly wish you a nourishing New Year and decade, filled with good food and community.

December 18, 2019

They Told Her She Couldn’t Farm. She Proved Them Wrong.

Farmer Marsha Habib of Oya Organics shares how connecting with you—the CUESA community—has help her grow her farm.

December 13, 2019

Why Climate-Wise Food Makers Need You

Ugly Pickle Co. is a small company with big ambitions to fight climate change by transforming food that would normally go to waste.

December 06, 2019

Opportunities to Grow, We All Need Them

“All of us need opportunities to grow, be healthy, and realize our potential,” says Foodwise Teen Diamond Ozan.

December 06, 2019

Remembering Carl Rosato

CUESA and the ecological farming community lost a beloved friend, Carl Rosato.


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