Our programs inspire eaters of all ages to take part in creating a fair, regenerative, and delicious food future for all. Foodwise relies on volunteer and donor support to make our free education programs possible. Learn how you can get involved and support.

School Programs

Foodwise Kids

Foodwise Kids is a free program for elementary school classes that uses the farmers market as a classroom for empowering the next generation of healthy eaters.

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Foodwise Teens students working at the farmers market info booth with boxes of produce

Foodwise Teens

Foodwise Teens is a paid job training program where teens build skills to sustain healthy lives and a healthy planet.

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Community Programs

Market Match

Market Match makes fresh, local food more affordable by matching CalFresh (SNAP or EBT) benefits dollar-for-dollar at the farmers market.

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Public Education

Foodwise offers free public education programs designed to deepen your kitchen confidence and know-how, and build community around fresh, local food.

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Foodwise hosts public talks to engage our community in important food issues of our day.

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Chef Programs

Building Equity Program

The Building Equity program supports the business growth, economic viability, and asset-building of BIPOC entrepreneurs through opportunities at Foodwise farmers markets.

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Market to Chef Program

Foodwise facilitates farmer-chef connections by offering benefits for restaurants and food makers who shop the farmers market regularly.

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