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Market Watch: Cold Season Cures from the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

When the temperatures drop, cold season always rears its ugly head. Luckily, at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, there are many natural, nutritional ways to help keep the dreaded cold or flu at bay.

Market Watch: Five Don't-Miss Happenings in November

This month, I’ll be scoping out the market and searching CUESA’s seasonal recipe archives for dishes to wow my friends and family with on Thanksgiving. In addition to the return of some of late-fall and early-winter favorites like citrus, cardoons and kiwi, there are many great things happening at CUESA and the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market this November that you won’t want to miss.

Market Watch: Seasonal Market Favorites From the Chefs at Fog City

Erik Lowe and Aaron Toensing are well accustomed to scouring the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market for their seasonal menus.

Market Watch: Harvest Festival Pie Contest

October is the month to enjoy the first pick of almonds, walnuts, persimmons, winter squash, Brussels sprouts on the stalk and other much-anticipated stars of the season.

Market Watch: Five Items Not To Miss in October

Heirloom squash

Autumn officially began almost two weeks ago, but October brings the true seasonal shift at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. We may be saying goodbye to plums, basil and eggplant, but we’re also welcoming back pumpkins, Brussels sprouts and early citrus varieties. Here are some fall treats you won’t want to miss this month at the market:

Five Farmers Market Things Not to Miss This September

September is always a month of big changes at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Market Watch: How Boxing Room's Chef Justin Simoneaux Uses Summer Squash

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Summer squash can be found all over the Ferry Plaza Farmer Market this month, and whether you prefer the elegant yellow Crookneck, the squat and spherical Ronde de Nice, or the flat and ridged Flying Saucer variety, you’ll find no shortage of ways to use them in your summer meals.

Market Watch: Drink to the Smooth Sounds of Yacht Rock with the City's Best Bartenders

Smooth sounds and smooth drinks are on the itinerary as we drop anchor at the Ferry Building for Yacht Rock II: Summer Cocktails of the Farmers Market on August 28.

Market Watch: Haven's Kim Alter Heads Straight for the Melons


Chef Kim Alter of Haven in Jack London Square is wild about summer produce.

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