19 Bay Area Black Women Owned Businesses to Celebrate

March 25, 2024

On March 30, celebrate Women’s History Month with a day of delicious food, community, and family fun at Pop-Ups on the Plaza: Celebrating Black Women Makers.

A farmworker uses shears to prune a fruit tree.

California Farmworkers Share “A Day in the Life” Growing Your Food

March 21, 2024

For National Farmworker Awareness Week, we’re sharing a few stories from dedicated individuals who work at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market farms.

Four panelists pose for a group photo after Foodwise Talk, "Can Small Food Businesses Spark San Francisco's Revitalization?"

How Small Food Businesses Are Essential to San Francisco’s Revitalization, and What They Need to Thrive

March 15, 2024

At a Foodwise Talk, local leaders identified some of the challenges facing small food businesses in San Francisco, along with some ideas for how to meet them.

20 Women-Led Food Businesses You Should Know

March 5, 2024

These visionary women entrepreneurs are making delicious and sustainable food, and nourishing our community each in her own way.

Annabelle Lenderink of Star Route Farms at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Women Farmers in Sustainable Agriculture Share Words of Wisdom for Women’s History Month 2024

February 29, 2024

During Women’s History Month, we’re spotlighting a few sustainable women farmers in the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

14 Recipes from Across the African Diaspora by Black Chefs

February 23, 2024

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve compiled a list of recipes from Black chefs, inspired by the traditional foodways and cultural cuisines across the African diaspora.

Yuki Tatsumi poses with a cauliflower at Foodwise's Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco.

Volunteer of the Month: Yuki Tatsumi

February 22, 2024

Foodwise relies on the support of volunteers like Yuki Tatsumi, who has been supportive of Foodwise Kids programming.

Nicole Williams poses in front of Belle Noire's stand at Foodwise and In The Black's Pop-Ups on the Plaza Black Creators Craft Market

In The Black and Black Businesses Reclaim Space in San Francisco’s Historic Fillmore District and Beyond

February 16, 2024

In The Black provides an affordable retail space and technical business support for Black entrepreneurs, as part of an effort to reclaim the Fillmore District for, and build wealth within, Black communities.

Farmer Randy at Cypress Flower Farm's Market stand at FPFM

Cypress Flower Farm Harvests Seasonal Blooms for Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2024

Local farmer Randy shares his ecological approach to flower-farming and what seasonal blooms to expect to find at the farmers market.

Tommy Phung headshot, with the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in the background

Meet Our Team: Tommy Phung

February 2, 2024

Meet Assistant Operations Manager Tommy Phung, who has been supporting our market community for more than 12 years.

Meet Our Team: Andrea Akers

February 2, 2024

Meet Operations Manager Andrea Akers, who has helped keep the farmers market running smoothly for more than 10 years.

Two people, Hannah and Fernando, hold a cup of coffee in front of Proyecto Diaz Coffee's tent at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

From Oaxaca to Oakland, Proyecto Diaz Coffee Champions Small Farmers and a Family Legacy

February 1, 2024

Proyecto Diaz Coffee founder describes the coffee growing process and shares his appreciation for small farmers.