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April 19, 2016

CUESA's Jack London Square Farmers Market FAQ

Got questions about Jack London Square Farmers Market? Start here!

April 15, 2016

Schoolyard to Market Sows Seeds for Empowered Eaters

Students at John O’Connell High School cultivating veggies, job skills, and a new perspective on food.

April 15, 2016

CUESA to Become New Operator of Jack London Square Farmers Market

CUESA comes to Oakland starting May 15.

April 08, 2016

Beyond Honeybees: Pollinator-Friendly Farming for the Future

Frog Hollow Farm is working with UC Berkeley researchers to help protect California’s 1,600 native bee species.

April 01, 2016

Goats Rule. No Kidding.

In anticipation of CUESA’s annual Goat Festival, here are 11 reasons to love goats.

March 29, 2016

CUESA's Goat Festival Returns to the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Up-Close and Personal Festival Inspires and Educates Urban Dwellers about All Things Goat

March 25, 2016

A Spring Frolic at Lonely Mountain Farm

Take a virtual trip to Lonely Mountain Farm to meet first-generation farmers and their Nigerian Dwarf goats.

March 18, 2016

Spring Holiday Guide

Plan your Easter and Passover menus with our farmers market shopping tips, recipes, and more.

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.


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