Intern Spotlight: Claire Beckstoffer

December 6, 2023

Thank you to Claire Beckstoffer, a UC Berkeley grad who interned with Foodwise Teens this fall.

Building Equity for BIPOC Entrepreneurs: How You Can Help Small Food Businesses Thrive

December 1, 2023

Foodwise’s Building Equity program provides economic opportunities for early-stage entrepreneurs of color at Foodwise farmers markets.

Foodwise Farmers Market Holiday Guide graphic with wreath at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market stand

Foodwise’s Farmers Market Winter Holiday Guide

November 22, 2023

Find delicious and unique gifts while supporting local farmers and food crafters at Foodwise farmers markets.

Foodwise Farmers Market Fall Feast Guide graphic with winter squash

Foodwise’s Farmers Market Fall Feast Guide

November 14, 2023

Stock up for your farm-fresh feast and support local farms at Foodwise farmers markets.

Kuali’s Salsa Macha Brings Deep Roots and a Fiery Kick to the Modern Salsa Scene

November 10, 2023

Kuali uses family recipes, in a style of salsa making traceable to Indigenous Mexican cultures, to create an alternative to the blandness of America’s mainstream salsa scene.

Sweet to Tart, Buttery to Crisp: A Farmers Market Guide to Pears

November 2, 2023

There are now about 3,000 cultivated varieties of pears worldwide. Here’s a brief guide to a few special varieties that you’ll find at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Chef Michelle Minori holding a platter of salad at Foodwise Sunday Supper

Volunteer of the Month: Michelle Minori

October 27, 2023

Thank you to Michelle Minori, who first volunteered with our Foodwise Kids and Foodwise Teens programs before joining our events committee.

John Ginanni holding up charcuterie at Canteen Meats' stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Meet Petaluma’s Small Batch Butcher Shop That’s Slow-Curing Local, Sustainable Meats

October 27, 2023

In 2020, two Bay Area natives put their experiences to use to start Canteen Meats, a small butcher shop in Petaluma.

For Bay Area Chefs, the Best Dishes Start at the Farmers Market

October 12, 2023

We asked a few chefs to share a bit about the farms they keep coming back to, and what it means to them to be a part of our close-knit local food community.

Bay Area Restaurateurs Discuss the True Cost of Food—and What You Don’t See on Your Dinner Bill

October 6, 2023

Farmers and restaurateurs discuss the rising cost of food in the Bay Area, and what factors impact food businesses’ bottom line

Intern Spotlight: Cecilia Camlin and Lauren Halsey

September 29, 2023

Thank you to our summer event interns, Cecilia and Lauren!

From Sweet to Heat: A Farmers Market Guide to Peppers

September 28, 2023

Can you take the heat? Work your way up the Scoville scale with CUESA’s guide to peppers of the farmers market.