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March 17, 2016

Volunteer of the Month: Roger Hintson

Roger Hintson is a “Renaissance man” CUESA volunteer, assisting in CUESA’s Foodwise Kids program, farm tours, and more.

March 11, 2016

Decoding Animal Welfare Labels

Pasture raised. Hormone free. All natural. Which ones are just greenwashing, and which ones can you trust?

March 04, 2016

Starting a New Organic Legacy: Next-Generation Farmers at McGinnis Ranch

As farmer Howard McGinnis decides to retire, his daughter and granddaughter take over the farm.

February 26, 2016

Microclimate Honey: Sharing the Flavors of San Francisco through City Bees

Urban beekeeper Robert MacKimmie brings his neighborhood honeys to the Ferry Plaza.

February 19, 2016

sf|noir Offers a Taste of Bay Area Soul

sf|noir Wine & Food Festival, a celebration of African American chefs and cuisine, returns for Black History Month.

February 18, 2016

Bruins Farms Takes a Break

It’s a time of transition at Bruins Farms, and the Bruins have decided to take 2016 off to regroup.

February 12, 2016

Flavors of Love

This Valentine’s Day, explore some of the flavor couplings of the winter farmers market, with tips for finding the perfect match.

February 11, 2016

Volunteer of the Month: Rebecca Crawbuck

Rebecca helps inspire the next generation of eaters through CUESA’s Foodwise Kids program.

February 05, 2016

A Pledge of Sustainability

CUESA farmers market sellers pledge to work toward a more sustainable food system.

January 29, 2016

Super Bowl 50 Survival Guide

We’ve got everything you need to devise a winning strategy for getting to the farmers market and partying in San Francisco style.

January 28, 2016

Farmers Market Treats for Valentine's Day

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

January 22, 2016

Navigating the Uncharted Waters of Genetically Engineered Salmon

Find out what the FDA’s approval of genetically engineered salmon means for the seafood industry, your health, and the environment.

January 15, 2016

Farmers Market Food Trends for the New Year

Farmers are on the ground with chefs at the farmers market, working with restaurants to set trends and transform menus. See what’s hot in 2016.

January 15, 2016

Yes, We Are Open During Super Bowl 50

The Embarcadero is impacted by Super Bowl City through February 11. Get the latest updates for planning your trip to the farmers market.

January 14, 2016

Volunteer of the Month: Julie Hess

Meet Julie, who shares her knowledge and passion for local food with shoppers at the CUESA Info Booth.

January 13, 2016

Blue Chair Bids Farewell

Blue Chair Fruit Co. scales back their market presence, but you can still find their jams inside the Ferry Building.

January 08, 2016

Zero Food Waste, Sharing Good Food, and Other Resolutions for 2016

Ditch the diet books and get inspired by these good food resolutions for the New Year.

January 01, 2016

Grow with Us in 2016

We wish you all the ingredients for a happy New Year: good friends, good health, and good food!

December 22, 2015

Grow the World You Want to See: Build Community

Irene Artigues shares what has kept her coming back to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market for 23 years.

December 17, 2015

Grow the World You Want to See: Empower Youth

Student Cameron Collier talks about the confidence and life skills he’s gained participating in CUESA’s Schoolyard to Market program.


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