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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.

January 16, 2015

Juhu Beach Club Brings Indian Street Food to the Ferry Plaza

For chef Preeti Mistry, “fusion” isn’t just a hip buzzword; it’s who she is.

January 09, 2015

5 Great Food Biz Lessons from the Pros

What does it take to start a successful food business? Ferry Plaza vendors share their secrets.

January 02, 2015

Terra Madre Comes Home

Local farmers share their experiences from the international slow food convergence, Terra Madre.

January 01, 2015

Volunteer of the Month: Andrea Barton-Elson

Andrea loves to help get kids cooking as a teacher for CUESA’s Foodwise Kids program.

December 26, 2014

Wishing You a Bountiful 2015

CUESA wishes you all the ingredients for a happy New Year! Thank you for an amazing 2014.

December 19, 2014

Pasture-Raised Poultry from Chowdown Farm

Grown-up farm kids Brian Douglass and Kristy Lyn Levings farm for flavor raising poultry, sheep, and game birds.

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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 »