In Salmon’s Absence, Ferry Plaza Fisherman Reel in Other Delicious Fish

June 2, 2023

In response to salmon season’s cancellation, fishermen are shifting gears to bring in other local, seasonal, and equally delicious catches to the farmers market this summer.

Foodwise: Reflecting on 30 Years of Farmers Markets, Education, and Community

May 26, 2023

With Foodwise celebrating 30 years of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market this spring, Foodwise Executive Director Christine Farren been ruminating on what got us to this milestone year, and where we are headed next.

Richard Bernstein holds a purple cauliflower in front of farmers market tents

Volunteer of the Month: Richard Bernstein

May 25, 2023

Richard Bernstein has regularly lent a hand with Foodwise Kids and the occasional Family Cook Night over the past year.

Very Mulberry Aims to Introduce America to a Rare and Regal Fruit

May 19, 2023

Three new farmers started Habitera Farms and created the brand Very Mulberry to grow and share these sustainably harvested delicacies.

What It Took for This Small Food Maker to Get Certified Organic

May 12, 2023

As Wise Goat approached its 10th anniversary this year, Mary felt that it was the perfect time to formalize her longstanding commitment to organic sourcing.

Farmers Market Treats for Mother's Day

May 3, 2023

Show your mom how loved she is this year with beautiful and tasty gifts from the farmers market.

Leslie and Josiah, holding vegetables, in front of The Food Change photo murals

Volunteers of the Month: Leslie Madayag and Josiah Guerry

April 28, 2023

Thank you to volunteers of the month, Leslie and Josiah, for supporting Foodwise demos.

As SNAP Benefits Are Cut, Market Match Helps Bridge the Fresh Food Access Gap

April 28, 2023

We talked with shoppers, farmers, and Market Match administrators about the impact of massive cuts to benefits and the lasting importance of Market Match for fresh food access and a thriving local food system.

12 Asian Pacific American Food Businesses at the Farmers Market

April 24, 2023

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we have compiled a list of Asian Pacific American-owned food businesses at CUESA’s farmers markets.

Foodwise Kids holding fruits and vegetables at the farmers market

How to Make an Adventure of the Farmers Market with Kids

April 21, 2023

Foodwise’s Education Coordinator shares some simples ways to explore the farmers market with kids.

Layers of Flavor: Farmers Market Guide to Alliums

April 14, 2023

Here’s a brief guide to ones you’ll find at the farmers market, as well as some tips on how to use them.

Ube Sourdough, Mulberries, & More: Spring Brings New Farmers Market Vendors

April 7, 2023

Starting this month, you’ll find about a dozen new local food vendors who will make your farmers market trips all the more exciting and delicious.