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September 01, 2017

Fifth Crow Farm Forges Their Own Path to Sustainability

Though approaching their tenth year farming together, John Vars, Teresa Kurtak, and Mike Irving are spring chickens by farmer standards.

August 25, 2017

Civil Pops Grows Young Entrepreneurs

Through Civil Pops, local youth are making and marketing organic frozen treats at the farmers market.

August 21, 2017

Volunteer of the Month: Mailys Bernier

A love of foreign experiences and passion for sustainability French student Mailys Bernier to intern with CUESA.

August 18, 2017

What the Fig?

Fig season has come and gone—and come again. Kristie Knoll of Knoll Farms explains the strange seasonal cycle of fig farming and how to select fresh figs.

August 11, 2017

Schoolyard to Market Students Help Kids Become Foodwise

In CUESA’s summer program, school garden students become mentors and teachers for healthy eating.

August 04, 2017

10 Reasons to Support Farmers Markets

It’s National Farmers Market Week, all the more reason to show your gratitude and support for local food and farmers.

July 28, 2017

Copper Top Ovens: Building Community One Pizza at a Time

Copper Top Ovens offers an artisan pizza hearth for the Jack London Square Farmers Market community.

July 28, 2017

Volunteer of the Month: Laura Andersen

Laura helps makes our free Saturday cooking demos possible week after week.

July 21, 2017

Growing Community: CUESA 2016-2017 Impact Report

See our impact. Last year, you helped us expand our farmers markets and educational programs and widen our community.

July 13, 2017

2017 Guide to Summer Farm Experiences

Need a delicious excuse to get out of the city? We’ve collected a few farm experiences help you fill your weekends this summer and fall.

July 12, 2017

Summer Jam Winners

Photos and more from CUESA’s Summer Jam at Jack London Square Farmers Market.

July 12, 2017

Support Woodleaf Farm Fire Relief Effort

Help our farmers Danny and Drew recover after the destructive Oroville Wall Fire.

July 07, 2017

Remembering Nigel Walker

Our market community says goodbye to one of the founding farmers of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

July 02, 2017

Fire Up the Farmers Market Grill

This grilling season, keep it fresh, simple, and sustainable by supporting local farmers and ranchers.

July 01, 2017

Summer of Love at the Farmers Market

This 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love is in full swing. Feed your soul at the farmers market.

June 23, 2017

Volcano Kimchi Does Banchan Bay Area Style

Aruna Lee recreates the kimchi of her childhood growing up in a Buddhist monastery.

June 22, 2017

Volunteer of the Month: Jocelyn Binn

Jocelyn brings a sunny can-do attitude to everything she does, from event and office support to assisting with Foodwise Kids.

June 16, 2017

The Honey Ladies: Saving Bay Area Bees One Swarm at a Time

Beekeeper Wendy Towner rescues live swarms from Bay Area homes and brings hyperlocal honey to market.

June 13, 2017

Tacolicious's Guest Chef Tacos Series Returns to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Starting June 29, taste some of the most creative tacos around, made by the city’s hottest chefs at our Thursday market.

June 09, 2017

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.


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CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through the operation of farmers markets and educational programs. Learn More »