April 04, 2014

A Dry Year for Honey

As if honeybees and beekeepers didn’t have it hard enough these days, they face another challenge: drought.

April 03, 2014

Volunteer of the Month: Beatrice Hatcher

Beatrice Hatcher brings a deep knowledge and love of good food and farming to her work at CUESA.

March 28, 2014

New Vendor: Devil's Gulch Ranch

Devil’s Gulch Ranch brings sustainable rabbit, pork, and lamb to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

March 21, 2014

Guide to Greens

Spring is here, which means an explosion of all things green at the market.

March 14, 2014

The True Cost of Asparagus

Free trade has made asparagus a year-round delicacy in the United States. But at what price?

March 07, 2014

Saving the Local Slaughterhouse

Marin Sun Farms plans to rebuild an important piece of infrastructure in our local foodshed.

March 06, 2014

Volunteer of the Month: Carleen Sikora

Carleen lends a helping hand at cooking demos, classes, cocktail nights, and other special events.

February 28, 2014

Swanton Berry Farm: Bringing Justice to the Table

Swanton Berry Farm becomes one of the first farms in the US to receive the Food Justice Certification label.

February 21, 2014

Meet Dexter

CUESA’s Interim Executive Director Dexter Carmichael gives a behind-the-scenes look at the farmers market.

February 14, 2014

Farmers Market Valentines

The farmers market is a weekly love fest of delicious local food. And it’s also a place for romance.

February 07, 2014

Drought Forces Tough Decisions

Ranchers and farmers brace for California’s worst drought in decades.

February 07, 2014

Volunteer of the Month: Jonathan Fong

Jonathan has been an invaluable volunteer, always ready to help in a pinch.

February 05, 2014

Sweet Picks for Valentine's Day

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

January 31, 2014

¡Hola, Chino!

The team from Tacolicious offers a fresh take on dumplings at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

January 22, 2014

What Does “Artisanal” Mean, Anyway?

Three successful artisans share what it means to stay true to one’s values while adapting to new economies of scale.

January 16, 2014

Sweet Tooth Tour in Sonoma County

Got gelato? Take a behind-the-scenes look at two of the sweeter vendors of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

January 16, 2014

CUESA Announces Departure of Executive Director Dave Stockdale

CUESA Director of Operations Dexter Carmichael to serve as interim director.

January 10, 2014

Big Chill for Citrus Growers

What’s the citrus forecast? Find out how our farmers are faring after last month’s severe freeze.

January 03, 2014

A Multicultural Exchange Program for Farmers

The Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture connects food and farming change-makers worldwide.

January 02, 2014

Volunteer of the Month: Tory Putnam

Tory Putnam brings her photography talents to the farmers market and CUESA fundraising events.


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