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CUESA's Ferry Plaza Farmers Market


The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is a triweekly California Certified Farmers Market operated by CUESA at the San Francisco Ferry Building. Since 1993, the market has served as a crucial link between urban dwellers and local farmers, renowned for its diverse offering of delicious, high-quality products from California’s cutting-edge sustainable growers, producers, and chefs, as well as education programs to connect urban eaters with our local foodshed. Learn more about the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market »

The market takes place on on Saturday (8 am to 2 pm), Tuesday (10 am to 2 pm), and Thursday (10 am to 2 pm), year round, rain or shine.

Getting Here

The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market takes place at the Ferry Building in downtown San Francisco, at the base of Market Street on the Embarcadero. Click here for a map and parking, public transit, and biking »

Saturday (8 am to 2 pm)

With more than 100 vendors, our largest market surrounds the Ferry Building, providing a wide variety of produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options, plus free education programs hosted by CUESA. See the Saturday vendor lineup »

Tuesday (10 am to 2 pm)

Stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables for the week at our vibrant Tuesday market, which features more than 20 farms and prepared food options. See the Tuesday vendor lineup »

Thursday (10 am to 2 pm)

With 10 to 15 vendors, the Thursday farmers market offers a wide array of street food lunch options, plus fresh produce to meet your midweek shopping needs. See the Thursday vendor lineup »

What market services does CUESA offer?

CUESA offers many services to make your farmers market shopping experience more relaxing, rewarding, and enjoyable, such as an Info Booth, Veggie Valet, parking validation, and EBT. Learn more »

Can I use credit cards and mobile payments at the farmers market?

Yes, most of our sellers accept credit cards and/or contactless mobile payments such as Apple Pay. Ask at the farmers market, or see a current list »

Where are the ATMs?

ATM machines are located inside the Ferry Building on the north and south ends of the building.

Can I use my CalFresh/EBT card or WIC vouchers in the market? What is Market Match?

Yes, CUESA’s farmers markets accept CalFresh/EBT (also known as SNAP or food stamps). During market hours, customers can use their EBT card at the CUESA Info Booth to receive market coins. WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers must be redeemed directly at participating sellers’ stalls. EBT shoppers can double their dollars up to $10 per market day through the Market Match program, which offers tokens redeemable in the market for fresh fruits and vegetables.

Why aren’t dogs allowed at the farmers market?

California Health & Safety Code 114259.5 stipulates that live animals aren’t allowed in certified farmers markets and permitted food facilities, with the exception of service animals. Fraudulently misrepresenting service animals is a misdemeanor (California Penal Code 365.7 [a]). Please make plans to leave your animal at home or at a safe place outside of the market.

How do I apply to be a vendor at the farmers market?

Please see our prospective sellers page »

How can I get involved as a volunteer at the farmers market?

Thank you so much for your interest and support! Volunteers are vital members of our team who perform a wide range of duties such as assisting customers at our farmers markets and supporting our education programs. Learn more about volunteering here, or contact [email protected].

What is CUESA?

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

Does CUESA offer market tours?

CUESA welcomes groups of all ages to visit our farmers markets, including classes and tour groups. At this time we do not offer tours, but we are sometimes able to accommodate requests for a brief introduction to the market by a CUESA staff member. Learn more about planning your visit »

Does CUESA offer sponsorship opportunities for companies in the farmers market?

Yes. Learn more »

Do you offer fresh produce delivery?

Yes, we now offer home delivery for select Ferry Plaza farms though our Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Delivered online marketplace. Learn more »

I have more questions. Who should I reach out to?

We invite your questions and input! Please feel free to contact us at [email protected] or 415.291.3276.


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CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to growing thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. Learn More »