Articles

April 24, 2015

Old Dog Ranch: New Branches on the Family Tree

Fifth-generation farm Old Dog Ranch brings sustainably grown walnuts and more to the Ferry Plaza.

April 22, 2015

Relive the Magic of Goatchella

You survived #Goatchella and all you got was a silly T-shirt—and lots of adorable goat pictures, to boot!

April 17, 2015

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?

April 10, 2015

Making Every Drop Count

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

April 06, 2015

Volunteer of the Month: Anthony Cotton

Thank you to Anthony Cotton, our April Volunteer of the Month!

April 02, 2015

Your #Goatchella Survival Guide

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

March 27, 2015

#WomeninAg: Words of Wisdom from Women Farmers

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

March 24, 2015

Spring Holiday Guide

Plan your Passover and Easter menus with our farmers market shopping tips, recipes, and more.

March 20, 2015

Mind Your Own Sweet Business: Savvy Women Food Entrepreneurs

Running a food business takes more than sugar and spice. Meet Batter Bakery and Blue Chair Fruit Company.

March 13, 2015

From Miso to Mealworms, Women Cook Up Success

Incubator kitchen La Cocina helps bring innovative women-led food businesses to market.

March 06, 2015

Whole Hog with Thistle Meats

Our new charcuterie vendor breaks down the business of whole-animal butchery.

March 05, 2015

Volunteer of the Month: Stacey Weir

Info Booth volunteer Stacey Weir shares her unique perspective on the market.

February 27, 2015

Debunking the Myth of “Peak Farmers Market”

Farmers markets come of age in a changing landscape of local food distribution.

February 20, 2015

Do Warmer Winters Mean Less Fruit?

Unseasonably warm temperatures could threaten many of our favorite foods.

February 13, 2015

The Farmer’s Wife: Sandwiches Made with Love

The newest addition to the farmers market bring sandwiches that reflect the flavors of our foodshed.

February 06, 2015

Thomas Farm: Trailblazing the Organic Movement

True pioneers! The Ecological Farming Association honors Thomas Farm with a Stewards of Sustainable Agriculture Award.

February 05, 2015

Volunteer of the Month: Elizabeth Sy

Passionate about good health, Elizabeth has been invaluable in supporting CUESA’s fundraising efforts.

January 30, 2015

How Will We Grow New Farmers?

Farmers perform one of society’s most essential functions, yet farming is one of the most undervalued and endangered professions in the U.S.

January 30, 2015

Cowgirl Creamery Says Goodbye to the Farmers Market

Cowgirl Creamery bows out of the farmers market, but you can still find their cheeses in the Ferry Building.

January 28, 2015

Perfect Pairings for Valentine's Day

Indulge your loved ones (and yourself) with locally grown flowers and treats from the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

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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 »