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.

17 Women-Led Food Businesses You Should Know

March 2, 2023

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

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.