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CUESA's Sustainable A to Z

From 2004 to 2018, CUESA’s “Sustainable A to Z” exhibit of vibrant eight-by-eight foot photomurals occupied the arcades under the arches in front of the San Francisco Ferry Building. Each letter introduces a concept in sustainable agriculture. 

In 2019, the “Sustainable A to Z” exhibit was replaced with a new series, called The Food Change, at the Ferry Building, but the original series is preserved here for posterity.

Animals that graze on pastureland eat a diverse and natural diet. They grow healthier and stronger than animals raised in conventional feedlots. Meat and dairy products from these pasture-fed animals are more nutritious than factory-farmed foods. On small farms, animals such as goats, sheep and cows eat weeds and supply a natural fertilizer. Huge livestock feedlots put out large emissions of methane gas, but grazing animals on rangeland reduces that substantially.


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