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10 Tips for Drought-Friendly Eating

The current California drought—one of the most severe on record—is everybody’s concern. Farmers and eaters alike can be part of the solution.

Preserving Local Flavors: June Taylor and Tory Farms

June Taylor transforms the bounty of the farmers market into extraordinary preserves.

CUESA Announces Mission Rock Farmers Market Pop-Up Series at The Yard

The monthly series will run from September to December on the last Sunday of each month.

Musk Ado about Melons: 12 Varieties You Need to Try

Summer brings more than 20 different types of delicious, succulent melons to the farmers market.

Sustainable A-Z

Our A to Z exhibit is a series of vibrant eight-by-eight foot photomurals under the arches in front of the Ferry Building. Each letter introduces a concept in sustainable agriculture.

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.

About CUESA

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