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March 27, 2020

12 Tips for Shopping at the Farmers Market While Social Distancing

Help us keep our community safe and farmers markets open. Here are 12 tips to help you plan your shopping trip.

March 26, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Janli Degenhardt

Janli Degenhardt joined CUESA as a volunteer in 2016 who “wanted to support farmers and the systems that keep us nourished with healthy food.”

March 20, 2020

The Farmers Market Community Faces a New Reality

Farmers and restaurants are rapidly adjusting their operations to this new reality, while many community members continue to rely on the farmers market for their basic food needs.

March 13, 2020

Pad Your Pantry with Local Foods from the Farmers Market

Pad your pantry and fridge stocked with a supply of dried goods, oils, and seasonings that can provide all the building blocks you need to feed yourself well under any circumstances.

March 06, 2020

6 Visionary Women Chefs Share How They’re Shaping the Future of Food

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we asked six women chefs from some of the Bay Area’s top restaurants about how they’re shaping the future of food.

February 28, 2020

A Food & Climate Guide to the 2020 Democratic Candidates

We’ve compiled some highlights of the major 2020 candidates’ positions on food and climate, with a focus on some of their unique plans.

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.

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.


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