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Market Watch: Peas, Potatoes, Apricots

June is off to a delicious start at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, with the first field-grown tomatoes and cucumbers already making their debut. In addition to the return of your favorite summer fruits and veggies, this month brings some exciting new additions to the market. Here’s what’s not-to-miss this June at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market:

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

Strawberries

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.

Market Watch: Belgian Endives are the New Stars of the Show

Belgian Endive at Dirty Girl Produce

At the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, chefs are always on the lookout for new and exciting crops to incorporate into their menus. Dirty Girl Produce is one stand they flock to. In summer and fall, Dirty Girl’s tender, fresh shelling beans and Early Girl tomatoes find their way onto many local menus. In the winter months, their chards, dried beans and root vegetables are in high demand, and when spring hits, their leeks, baby cabbages, strawberries and chicories turn many heads.

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