18 Inspiring Women Farmers You Should Know

March 2, 2023

In celebration of International Women’s Day, meet just a few of the hardworking women farmers in our farmers markets.

Dede Bois feeding chickens at Root Down Farm

Small Ranchers Struggle with Rising Costs and Keeping Food Affordable

February 24, 2023

Humane animal farmers at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market are grappling with keeping their small businesses afloat while maintaining affordable.

Christine Law at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Volunteer of the Month: Christine Law

February 23, 2023

Foodwise’s Volunteer of the Month program recognizes the dedication and work of some of our most active volunteers.

Black hands plant a seedling in soil

Support the Justice for Black Farmers Act and These Black-Led Farms

February 17, 2023

During Black History Month, and in anticipation of the 2023 Farm Bill, we are taking a look at a proposed policy and local Black farming efforts.

Perfect Pairings: A Farmers Market Guide to Cheeses

February 10, 2023

Meet a few local and award-winning cheese makers, and get inspired by cheese pairings with other farmers market goods.

Black Chefs Honor Family and Tradition at Their New San Francisco Storefronts

February 3, 2023

Two local Black chefs are building community and successful businesses around culturally rooted foods.

Farmers Market Treats for Valentine's Day

January 31, 2023

Indulge your loved ones and yourself with locally grown flowers and treats from the farmers market.

Mill Valley Pasta Co. stand at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market stand

After a Pandemic-Pivot, Chef Turns Farm-Fresh Ingredients into Artisan Pasta

January 27, 2023

Chef Tony Adams keeps the focus on what’s fresh and local, putting only the best into his bronze-cut, air-dried pastas. 

The Farmers Market Community Shares Lunar New Year Traditions

January 20, 2023

Farmers and food makers in the Foodwise market community shares what’s on their Lunar New Year table.

Beloved Cheesecake Maker Crumble & Whisk Opens a New Restaurant in the East Bay

January 13, 2023

Crumble & Whisk’s new brick-and-mortar restaurant in Oakland marks a milestone for baker Charles Farrier.

FWT interns in the farmers market, from left to right: Yungmin, Sofia, and maybe: Rayyane

Intern Spotlight: Rayyane Matonding, Sofia Sosa, and Yungmin Chee

January 13, 2023

We thank our fall 2022 Foodwise Teens interns for their support.

Picture of Jacob Bindman, SF New Deal. Photo by Michelle Min

Foodwise Volunteers and Interns Make an Impact Beyond the Farmers Market

January 6, 2023

We got in touch with a few past volunteers and interns who are continuing to make a positive impact in our food community today.