Foodwise Wishes You a Happy, Healthy, and Nourishing New Year

December 29, 2023

Your support is critical as we work together to build a sustainable, equitable, and nourishing food future. Look back at what we accomplished together in 2023.

A collage of two images. On the left: Two people, including an intern, Claire, pose with a table and computer in the foreground. On the right: two interns, Piper and Christine, pose in front of an arrangement of fall produce and flowers at Foodwise Sundy Supper.

Intern Spotlight: Claire Zavetoski & Piper Rea

December 22, 2023

This fall, Claire Zavetoski & Piper Rea supported Foodwise’s Sunday Supper.

Foodwise Teens pose for a photo at Frog Hollow Farm's stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Peaches and stone fruit are in the foreground.

Foodwise Teens: How You Can Engage Youth in Our Local Food System

December 21, 2023

Meet Henry Cruz, an outgoing Foodwise Teens participant who worked at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market this summer.

Eatwell Farm: How Your Support Is Essential to Small Family Farms

December 14, 2023

One farmer shared the importance of community members showing up at the farmers market and supporting education that engages young people in our food system.

A kid holds up a bunch of carrots at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Growing Foodwise Kids and Families: How You Can Nurture the Next Generation of Healthy Eaters

December 8, 2023

In this new video, kids, parents, educators, and farmers share why it’s important to nurture children’s love for fruits and vegetables.

Building Equity for BIPOC Entrepreneurs: How You Can Help Small Food Businesses Thrive

December 1, 2023

Early-stage entrepreneurs find economic opportunities at Foodwise farmers markets through the Building Equity program.

Foodwise Farmers Market Holiday Guide graphic with wreath at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market stand

Foodwise’s Farmers Market Winter Holiday Guide

November 22, 2023

Find delicious and unique gifts while supporting local farmers and food crafters at Foodwise farmers markets.

Intern Spotlight: Claire Beckstoffer

November 18, 2023

Thank you to Claire Beckstoffer, a UC Berkeley grad who interned with Foodwise Teens this fall.

Foodwise Farmers Market Fall Feast Guide graphic with winter squash

Foodwise’s Farmers Market Fall Feast Guide

November 14, 2023

Stock up for your farm-fresh feast and support local farms at Foodwise farmers markets.

Janeen and Rodrigo posing at Kuali's stand with their salsa macha at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Kuali’s Salsa Macha Brings Deep Roots and a Fiery Kick to the Modern Salsa Scene

November 10, 2023

Kuali uses family recipes, in a style of salsa making traceable to Indigenous Mexican cultures, to create an alternative to the blandness of America’s mainstream salsa scene.

Sweet to Tart, Buttery to Crisp: A Farmers Market Guide to Pears

November 2, 2023

There are now about 3,000 cultivated varieties of pears worldwide. Here’s a brief guide to a few special varieties that you’ll find at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Chef Michelle Minori holding a platter of salad at Foodwise Sunday Supper

Volunteer of the Month: Michelle Minori

October 27, 2023

Thank you to Michelle Minori, who first volunteered with our Foodwise Kids and Foodwise Teens programs before joining our events committee.