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October 29, 2014

Pie Contest Winners Announced!

Thanks to all of our apple pie contest entrants! Check out the winning entries.

October 24, 2014

Perfect Pie Tips from the Pros

What separates pedestrian pastry from a prize winner? We asked four experts.

October 17, 2014

A New Standard for California Olive Oil

California takes matters into its own hands to elevate the reputation of domestic olive oil.

October 10, 2014

California Takes a Bite Out of Farmers Market Fraud

A new law boosts enforcement to weed out vendors who are cheating the system.

October 09, 2014

Our Best Sunday Supper Yet

Thank you to all who made our 12th annual Sunday Supper a magical evening to remember!

October 09, 2014

Volunteer of the Month: Karin Fomsgaard

A third-generation food lover, Karin has deep roots in cooking and gardening.

October 03, 2014

Breaking Bread with Della Fattoria

Knead to read: Baker Kathleen Weber’s new book empowers us to get our hands in the dough.

October 02, 2014

Marin Sun Farms Says Farewell to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

The meat producer has decided to focus on rebuilding local meat processing infrastructure.

September 26, 2014

11 Tips for Reducing Food Waste

Eat beet greens, embrace ugly produce, and try these other ideas for fighting the war on food waste.

September 19, 2014

Back to School for Foodwise Kids

1,700 kids served and counting! CUESA has an ambition plan to grow Foodwise Kids in 2015.

September 12, 2014

Fighting Hunger with Food Smarts

Recent reports estimate that as many as 225,000 people are food insecure in San Francisco.

September 11, 2014

Cremeux Ex Machina Announces Their Last Day in the Market

Alex Saneski and Jenny Ko decide to take their gelato-making business to SoCal.

September 05, 2014

Can You Trust "Natural"?

Nearly 60% of consumers seek out the “natural” label. But what does it really mean?

September 01, 2014

Volunteer of the Month: Linda Liang

You’ll find Linda helping out at many of CUESA’s events, from cooking demos and classes to fundraisers.

August 29, 2014

What Does It Take to Be a Farmer?

It takes many things—dedication, love, luck—to make it as a small farmer these days. We asked some farmers what keeps them going.

August 22, 2014

Say Cheese: Two New Vendors at the Ferry Plaza

What makes Nicasio Valley Cheese Company’s and Tomales Farmstead Creamery’s award-winning cheeses taste so good?

August 15, 2014

10 Ways Farmers Are Saving Water

As California faces a historic drought, sustainability-minded farmers are using an arsenal of methods to conserve water.

August 08, 2014

Breeding a Better Chicken at Eatwell Farm

Eatwell Farm embarks on breeding their own heritage flock.

August 04, 2014

National Farmers Market Week

National Farmers Market Week is August 3-9! Celebrate by pledging your support for local farms and communities.

August 01, 2014

Rabbits, Pigs, and Herbs in Marin County

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Devil’s Gulch Ranch and Allstar Organics in Nicasio.

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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 »