The Balakian family leading a cooking demo at the Foodwise Classroom

Farmers Markets Are for Everyone: Support the Next Generation of Farmers

December 8, 2022

Amber Balakian shared what your support means to her and her family, and why it is critical to invest in Foodwise education programs.

Farmer Modesto Sanchez and Foodwise Teens participant Luzaneth Garcia at the Oya Organics stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Farmers Markets Are for Everyone: Grow Future Food Leaders

December 2, 2022

In this new video from Foodwise, you’ll hear from graduates from our Foodwise Teens program and next-generation farmers at Foodwise farmers markets.

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

Foodwise’s Farmers Market Winter Holiday Guide

November 17, 2022

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

Foodwise Farmers Market Fall Feast Guide graphic with winter squash

Foodwise’s Farmers Market Fall Feast Guide

November 17, 2022

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

Farmer Dede Boies of Root Down Farm looking at live turkeys at her ranch

Ferry Plaza Farmers and Food Makers Share Their Holiday Feast Traditions

November 11, 2022

For Ferry Plaza Farmers Market farmers and food makers, local foods always take center stage on the table.

Volunteer Hannah Brown with Foodwise Kids students

Volunteer of the Month: Hannah Brown

November 4, 2022

Hannah Brown, a regular at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, has been lending a hand with Foodwise Kids and at the Information Booth.

Corrina Gould of Sogorea Te' Land Trust

Sogorea Te’ Land Trust Reunites Ohlone Land with Indigenous Feminist Stewardship

November 3, 2022

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, Foodwise talked with Corrina Gould, co-founder of Sogorea Te’ Land Trust.

Pablo Villareal Gonzalez

Meet Our Team: Pablo Villarreal Gonzalez

October 26, 2022

Pablo first participated in our Foodwise Teens program in high school, then joined our staff as an Operations Assistant.

Nopa chefs at Foodwise Sunday Supper

Bay Area Chefs Celebrate Local Farmers and the Fall Harvest at Foodwise Sunday Supper

October 13, 2022

Foodwise asked chefs about their connection to local farmers as well as what produce they’re looking forward to highlighting on their menu this fall.

Ornamental corn

Support These Indigenous-Led Efforts to Preserve Traditional Foodways on Ohlone Land

October 6, 2022

In honor of Indigenous People’s Day, here are a few Bay Area organizations you can learn about and get involved with.

Intern Spotlight: Cayla Won and Sarah Easley

September 30, 2022

With the start of fall, we thank our Westmont interns Cayla and Sarah for spending 2 months of their summer with Foodwise.

Prioritizing the Health and Wellness of Essential Bay Area Farmworkers

September 30, 2022

On Frog Hollow Farm, field and packing workers participate in a community based restorative training.