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California Legislature Passes Bill to Crack Down on Farmers’ Market Fraud

California Legislature Passes Bill to Crack Down on Farmers’ Market Fraud

| August 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

AB 1871 raises the daily stall fee for each vendor at a certified farmers’ market in California. Those fees would pay for county inspections to help insure produce labeled organic is, actually, organic.

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Bay Area Bites’ Downtown San Francisco Restaurant Guide for Visitors

Bay Area Bites’ Downtown San Francisco Restaurant Guide for Visitors

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Looking for places to take out-of-town guests or want to know where to eat in San Francisco when you visit? Use our guide to downtown to find classic places or tasty, lesser-known treats.

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From Sweet to Heat: A Guide to Picking Peppers at the Farmers’ Market

From Sweet to Heat: A Guide to Picking Peppers at the Farmers’ Market

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Summer may be coming to an end, but pepper season is heating up. Native to the Americas, the fruits of Capsicum annuum are in full force at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market from summer into early fall, where you can find more than 40 varieties in just about every color of the rainbow.

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Staycation Eye Candy: The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Staycation Eye Candy: The San Francisco Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

| July 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

A visual stroll through the Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market.

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Double Berry Shortcake

Double Berry Shortcake

It’s berry time! And while nothing beats a juice-stained handful straight off the vine (or out of the carton), Double Berry Shortcake with Orange Biscuits and Honey Cream comes mighty close.

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Aidells Sausages out of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Aidells Sausages out of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

| January 21, 2010 | 8 Comments

I love living in San Francisco. In what other major city does the ouster of a sausage vendor at the farmers market become a platform for public debate?

First of all, a little background: This week, the Chronicle reported in an column by CW Nevius that the Aidells booth at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market was being asked to leave by the end of the month.

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Sunny with a Shower of Shitakes:  Preschoolers at the Ferry Building

Sunny with a Shower of Shitakes: Preschoolers at the Ferry Building

| September 26, 2009 | 1 Comment

Every Tuesday morning, the class visits the SF Ferry Building. We teachers gently prod our shifty little charges into the loose winding semblance of a line and lead them, meandering along the sidewalks, dashing through crosswalks.

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CUESA and Petrini Start Peace Talks

CUESA and Petrini Start Peace Talks

| May 24, 2007 | 1 Comment

Well. It’s been quite a week for the folks that love and hate the Ferry Building Farmers’ Market. First, there was the revelation that a new book by Carlo Petrini (the founder of the Slow Food movement) was downright rude about the farmers and their customers, who work, shop, and food-stroll their Bay Area Saturdays […]

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