The Still-Room

December 9, 2004

June Taylor performs “magical alchemy” in her Still-Room Shop in Berkeley, transforming seasonal fruit into hand-crafted conserves, marmalades, and other fantastic treats.

Wintertime on the Farm: Orchards (Part 1 of 3)

December 2, 2004

Wintertime in the orchard doesn’t mean break time. The vital work of pruning, grafting, and feeding fruit trees continues throughout the cold months. Meanwhile, citrus growers must protect their harvest from frost.

Il Nostro Coltivatore Va in Italia

November 18, 2004

“My farm is but a small part of a great and diverse earth,” says Stan Devoto of Devoto Gardens. The farmer reports on his experience at Slow Food’s 2004 Terra Madre Meeting in Turin, Italy.

Fall Harvest Festival Thanks and Photos

October 21, 2004

Harvest Festival Thanks and Photos

Heartfelt thanks to all who supported our Fall Harvest Weekend as guests, volunteers and chefs! Proceeds from Friday and Sunday’s events will make a significant contribution to supporting CUESA’s educational programming in the coming year. As we enter into the rainy season, we hope that you will continue to celebrate the bounty of California’s fall harvest by shopping for fresh, local produce every week, rain or shine!

Food Quality

September 23, 2004

Why does food from the farmers’ market taste so good? The answer is as complex as the food system itself. We identify major factors that affect food quality.

Four Course Compost

September 9, 2004

Food comes full circle in San Francisco’s innovative composting program. Food scraps are transformed in just 90 days to a nutrient-rich soil amendment for farmers.

Farming by Accident? The Story of Knoll Farms

July 9, 2004

Kristie Knoll talks about her personal path to farming. Kristie and her partner Rick were driven by a desire to grow their own food; today they run a thriving, diverse farm in Brentwood.

Farmers and Daughters

June 10, 2004

Local family farms honor the land, the environment, our health and more. These five farmers also honored their daughters, by naming their farms after them.