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Market Watch: It's Time to Celebrate Herbs

Purple Basil

Fresh herbs are the culinary workhorses of the produce world. Whether it’s a simple pinch of thyme on sautéed mushrooms, a sprinkle of lemon basil tossed over grilled fish or a blend of mint, parsley and chervil tossed in a vinaigrette, the distinct nuance of flavor they add makes them essential in any kitchen.

Market Watch: CUESA's Epic 2013 Summer Celebration Is Around the Corner

As we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, it’s only natural for the revelry to continue at CUESA’s 3rd Annual Summer Celebration.

Market Watch: Three Babes Bakeshop Shares Their Pie-Making Tips

Three Babes Bakeshop pie

There’s no season like stone fruit season to try your hand at pie making—and who better to get a few tips from than the lovely ladies of Three Babes Bakeshop?

Market Watch: Baker and Banker at the Ferry Plaza


Lori Baker and Jeff Banker, the husband-and-wife team behind Baker and Banker Restaurant, were recently spotted at the market stocking up on ripe, juicy organic strawberries at Yerena Farms.

The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Celebrates 20 Years!

When the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market debuted in the spring of 1993, it was one of just three farmers markets in San Francisco, a city which now boasts more than 25 markets each week.

Five Don't Miss Items at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in May

The month of May kicked off with some unusually warm but welcome weather.

Hecho en SF: Not Your Typical Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in style this Sunday at the Third Annual Hecho en San Francisco, a celebration of local Mexican food and drink brought to you by our friends at Tacolicious. Held outdoors in front of the scenic Ferry Building, this party is not your typical Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Market Watch: Luella's Chef Ben de Vries Picks Up Spring Produce

Chef Ben with Peas

For Chef Ben de Vries, spring at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is a homecoming for some of his favorite produce.

Market Watch: What's Inspiring the Chefs at Outerlands

One of the best ways to get inspired at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is to check out what foods our loyal chefs are piling on their carts.

Market Watch: Five Farmers Market Must-Haves for April

At the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market right now, you’ll find signs of spring everywhere you look.

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