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November 14, 2016

CUESA's Farmers Market Thanksgiving Guide

Stock up for your farm-fresh feast at CUESA farmers markets. Your grocery list starts here.

November 11, 2016

Gather, Nourish, Engage

In the wake of recent election results, we look to our community for hope.

November 04, 2016

New Pop-Ups Bring Surprises to the Winter Farmers Market

From smørrebrød to kimchi, the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market welcomes seven winter pop-ups to the Saturday lineup starting November 5.

November 02, 2016

Fall Pie Contest Winners

Congrats to our CUESA's Fall Pie Contest winners, and thanks to all who entered! Check out photos and try the winning recipes.

October 28, 2016

CUESA Throws Harvest Festival to Celebrate Jack London Square Farmers Market

On October 30, CUESA is throwing a free Harvest Festival, rain or shine, to celebrate the Oakland market community.

October 21, 2016

An Unforgettable Farm to City Feast

Last Sunday, local farmers, food lovers, and chefs braved the season’s first rains for CUESA’s 14th Annual Sunday Supper.

October 18, 2016

4505 Meats Says Farewell to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Eight years after launching at the Ferry Plaza, 4505 Meats will now focus on their next phase of growth.

October 14, 2016

The Bay Area Takes on Big Soda, Again

This November, Bay Area voters will decide whether to pass soda taxes in San Francisco, Oakland, and Albany.

October 13, 2016

Volunteer of the Month: Jill Drish Koenen

Jill Drish Koenen donates her expertise to our important fundraisers, like Sunday Supper.

October 07, 2016

Squash Goals: A Guide to Winter Squash

Move over, pumpkin and butternut. Discover the wonderful, warty world of winter squash at the farmers market.

September 30, 2016

Bioneering a Sustainable Sea Change with Ocean Farmer Bren Smith

Commercial-fisherman-turned-sustainable-seafood-visionary Bren Smith is pioneering an innovative model of growing seafood while restoring our oceans.

September 22, 2016

­Preserving Family and Farming: Skyelark Ranch

First-time farmers Alexis and Gillies Robertson are raising a family, while raising livestock humanely on their ranch in Capay.

September 16, 2016

Hidden Star Orchards Turns Food Waste into Cider Gold

Farmer Johann Smit closes the food waste loop, while contributing to California’s hard apple cider revival.

September 09, 2016

Built on Excellent Soil and Gratitude: Ground Stew Farms

Sergio Jimenez’s organic farm is not only a haven for beautiful produce, but also a mix of native frog species.

September 08, 2016

Volunteer of the Month: Ana Valdes

Ana Valdes brings her passion for sustainable food systems, food justice, and holistic nutrition to CUESA communications.

September 02, 2016

Yerba Buena Tea Co. Brews a Quality Cup

Chad and Grace Smith blend teas in San Francisco, with a focus on wellness, local and organic herbs, and fair trade sourcing.

August 26, 2016

Making a Place at the Table: Race and Equity in the Good Food Movement

Women food movement leaders offer solutions for creating a more equitable food system.

August 25, 2016

Wear This: CUESA's "10 Tips to Reduce Food Waste" Bandana

Take a bite out of food waste while accessorizing in style.

August 19, 2016

Root Down Farm: Meat That Is Worth the Wait

First generation farmer Dede Boies raises heritage chickens, turkeys, and pigs with care every step of the way.

August 19, 2016

Volunteer of the Month: Rachel Cohen

Rachel offers her broad range of expertise in the CUESA kitchen and at our fundraising events.


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