Pluots, Apriums, and the Flavorful World of Hybrid Fruit

July 18, 2024

Apriums, pluots, peacharines, and peacotums? Take a look inside the evolving world of hybrid stone fruit.

Zucchini and Beyond: A Farmers Market Guide to Summer Squash

June 28, 2024

As we enter summer squash season, we’ve collected some common types you’ll cross paths with at the farmers market, along with some flavorful and creative ways to prepare them.

Two people pose in front of stands at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Volunteer of the Month: Kory Cogdill

June 28, 2024

Foodwise relies on volunteers and interns to help with education programs and other activities that help fulfill our mission to grow thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. Learn more about internships here and volunteer opportunities here. You can also sign up for our next volunteer orientation on September 4, 2024, here. Kory Cogdill has been […]

Two people pose at Tierra Vegetables' stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market with heirloom corn, tortillas, and corn products

Tierra Vegetables Heirloom Corn Brings Full Flavor to Traditional Tortilla Making

June 28, 2024

Farmer Lee breaks down the vast diversity of corn beyond the fresh-on-the-cob varieties and the difference between store-bought and freshly made tortillas.

10 California Rooted Foods to Pick Up at the Farmers Market

June 20, 2024

Here are 10 California-rooted foods to look for and try throughout the seasons.

Farmers Market Grilling Guide

June 17, 2024

This grilling season, keep it fresh, simple, and sustainable by supporting local farmers and ranchers.

Photo of Foodwise Intern Erica Tate posing with a basket of fruit at the farmers market.

Intern Spotlight: Erica Tate

June 13, 2024

Erica joined Foodwise in August 2023 through the College Corps program at SFSU, and she supported our Foodwise Teens programming.

Meet the Sullivan Sisters, the Rising Generation at Acme Bread Company

June 13, 2024

Rachel, who recently transitioned from working on Frog Hollow Farm, and her older sister, Becca, are actively following in their parents’ footsteps. 

Ramon Rojas holds citrus at Rojas Family Farms' stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Next-Generation Farmer Ramon Rojas Prepares to Steward the Family Legacy

June 7, 2024

Ramon is starting to follow in his parents’ footsteps, becoming the face of the business at the farmers market. 

21 Black-Owned Businesses to Celebrate at Juneteenth on the Waterfront

May 31, 2024

Meet the Black-owned businesses that will be selling delicious foods and handmade goods at Juneteenth on the Waterfront.

A group of Foodwise Kids stand around a table

Intern Spotlight: Elijah Siegel

May 30, 2024

Meet Elijah, who supported Foodwise Kids during the spring 2024 semester.

14 Things to Know about CalFresh

May 23, 2024

Here’s what to know about CalFresh, including what is CalFresh EBT and how to use CalFresh at farmers markets.