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September 19, 2008

Getting to Know Your Foodshed

Within a 100 miles of San Francisco, enough food is produced to feed every Bay Area resident more than three times over. Ironically, a great deal of that food gets shipped elsewhere.

August 29, 2008

Tips From a Market Insider

Shopping at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market isn’t tricky, but it is an art worth perfecting. Here are a few tried and true tips that will make even the most savvy shopper’s next visit to the market richer, easier and more fun.

August 15, 2008

Farming on the Urban Edge

Hear from family farmers living in Brentwood, one of the most rapidly developing parts of the Bay Area.

August 17, 2007

Doubters Get Vocal, Questioning Local

The rise of the Eat Local movement meets criticism over whether “food miles” are actually a viable measurement of sustainable food choices.

May 04, 2007

A Pennywise Week

Julie Cummins, CUESA’s Director of Education, writes about her experience in the Pennywise Eat Local Challenge: $68 for the week, local foods within 100 miles, and  minimal cooking time.



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 »