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Raising Minimum Wage: We’re in This Together

As Bay Area restaurants and food producers adapt to new minimum wage laws, will voters put their money where their mouths are?

Your #Goatchella Survival Guide

Goats gone viral! Here’s what you need to know to survive Goat Festival.

#WomeninAg: Words of Wisdom from Women Farmers

Meet some of the hardworking and successful women farmers of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Making Every Drop Count

Are farms at fault in this water crisis? It’s a complex picture as local farmers adapt to the drought.

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 »