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.

Farmworker Awareness Week 2023: Meet the People Who Feed You

March 29, 2023

National Farmworker Awareness Week is a welcome opportunity to show extra appreciation for the people who make it possible for food to reach our plates.

15 Bay Area Black Women Owned Businesses to Celebrate

March 24, 2023

On March 25, 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.

Headshot of Niki Santisteven at Mission Community Market

Volunteer of the Month: Niki Santisteven

March 23, 2023

Food professional Niki Santisteven started volunteering with Foodwise during summer 2022 and has since assisted at Foodwise’s info booth, demos, and events.

Flooding on Yerena Farms fields

Farmers Strained as Winter Storms Impact Spring Harvests

March 17, 2023

Rain and flooding are impacting Northern California farmers’ land and operations, and the timeline of highly anticipated spring crops.

Sierra Young holding a bottle of mango juice in the mobile mango cart at FPFM

Meet the Mango Mogul Who Grew Her Business Rooted in Community

March 10, 2023

During the pandemic, Sierra Young channeled her deep love for mangoes into her business, Mangosay. She recently joined the farmers market.

Headshot of Calliope at FPFM

Meet Our Team: Calliope Desenberg

March 7, 2023

Meet one of the newest members of our team, Calliope Desenberg, Foodwise’s Director of Development.