Local | CUESA

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market »

OPEN! Sat 8am–2pm | Tue & Thu 10am–2pm

Mission Community Market »

OPEN! Thu 3pm-7pm


July 10, 2009

Where There's a Mill, There's a Way

Erin Sweet no longer has to feel nostalgic for the cornbread of her Midwestern roots. As owner of Ridgecut Gristmills, she single-handedly mills, mixes, and delivers her own stone ground cornbread mixes.

June 26, 2009

It Takes a Village to Raise Your Vegetables

Sustainable agriculture can start in your own backyard—and your neighbor’s. The urban farmers at MyFarm are taking backyards across the city and piecing them together to form a decentralized urban farm complete with CSA members and weekly boxes of veggies.

October 24, 2008

A Year of Eating Locally

I never intended to be a locavore. I took part in the Eat Local Challenge last year thinking my husband and I could survive off Massa Organics brown rice and local eggs and call it a success. I couldn’t have been more wrong.

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.



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