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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.

July 31, 2014

Volunteers of the Month: Summer Interns

CUESA says farewell and thanks to our summer interns, Sarah, Henry, and Janelle.

July 25, 2014

The Great Tomato Debate

Confused by terms like heirloom, open-pollinated, hybrid, and GMO? We’ll help you sort them out.

July 18, 2014

Meet Marcy

CUESA is excited to welcome our new executive director, Marcy Coburn! Find out what inspires her work.

July 11, 2014

Farm Tripping

Summer is prime time for agritourism. Here’s our list of local U-picks, tours, and other farm fun.

July 09, 2014

A Fond Farewell from Critical Edge Knife Sharpening

Bob Kattenburg retires after 19 years as the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market’s knife sharpener.

July 04, 2014

On the Farm at Marin Roots

Take a behind-the-scenes look at organic veggie growing with the young farmers at Marin Roots Farm.

July 02, 2014

Volunteer of the Month: Rafael Zuniga

Rafael’s passion for good food stems from his work with children and youth.

July 01, 2014

Tacolicious's Guest Chef Series Returns

Taste some of the most delicious and creative tacos around, made by the city’s hottest chefs at our Thursday 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 »