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Rancho Gordo’s Ferry Building Store is Coming Soon: Q&A with Steve Sando

Rancho Gordo’s Ferry Building Store is Coming Soon: Q&A with Steve Sando

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bay Area native Steve Sando will soon open a shop in the Ferry Building for Rancho Gordo, his “New World” heirloom bean company.

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Holiday Gifts from the Farmers’ Market: Ferry Plaza

Holiday Gifts from the Farmers’ Market: Ferry Plaza

| December 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Get your kale, do your holiday shopping! This week, great gifts from San Francisco’s Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market.

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Food Secrets of Writer and Cookbook Author Vanessa Barrington

Food Secrets of Writer and Cookbook Author Vanessa Barrington

| January 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Vanessa Barrington is a food writer and cookbook author based in the Temescal District in Oakland. She is the author of the recently published D.I.Y. Delicious: Recipes and Ideas for Simple Food From Scratch and co-authored Heirloom Beans with Steve Sando. Vanessa shared her local food secrets with BAB as well as a couple of recipes from her book.

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Delicious Beans: Santa Maria Pinquitos

Delicious Beans: Santa Maria Pinquitos

| March 17, 2009 | 0 Comments

On my trip to Sonoma County a few weeks ago, I re-discovered Santa Maria Pinquitos, a small New World bean which is delicious in flavor and creamy in consistency. I was at the Tierra Vegetables farm stand and noticed them in a big bin.

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Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Report

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Report

| February 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

Wanna know how cold it was. Too frigid for apples. One farmer stood in the cold; when a hearty customer arrived, she would bang on the truck door. Her partner, with the better end of the deal, would pass along a bag from the stash. Cold.- “Vital Information”, regarding an Ann Arbor, MI farmers market […]

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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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