Beef Up Summer Cookouts with Responsibly Sourced Cuts from Sonoma County

June 30, 2023

Sourcing protein that was raised for the good of the land, the animal, and the eater is at the heart of Sonoma County Meat Company.

Case, Julia, and Nadia hold vegetables at the farmers market

Intern Spotlight: Case van der Burg, Julia Montano, and Nadia Fox

June 30, 2023

We’re grateful to these three interns who were crucial team members of our Foodwise Kids team this spring.

Farmers Market Grilling Guide

June 23, 2023

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

Eager for Corn, Melons, and Other Summer Crops? Our Local Farmers Are, Too

June 23, 2023

While you wait for your favorite seasonal highlights at the farmers market—sweet corn, melons, tomatoes—farmers are waiting for the unseasonably cold and wet spring to wrap up into an abundant summer.

Rize Up Founder on Black Representation in Sourdough Baking

June 15, 2023

Hear from Z, the owner of Rize Up Bakery, about what the business means to him and why representations of Black artisan bakers are so important today and for future generations.

Black Chefs Celebrate Black Liberation and Food Traditions at Juneteenth on the Waterfront

June 9, 2023

We talked with some of the Black food entrepreneurs who will be on the plaza tomorrow about how their food traditions will show up on their menus.

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.