Monthly Pop-Up Farmers Markets Coming To The Yard This Fall

August 17, 2015 - garden totes

SoMa folks, squeeze your receptacle bags: Starting in Sep and using by December, The Yard during Mission Rock will horde a monthly farmers marketplace pop-up.

The Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA)—known for a renouned Ferry Plaza Farmers Markets—is organizing a markets there in partnership with a San Francisco Giants, that runs a Yard, and appropriation from Bank of America. The markets will be open from 10am–2pm on name Sundays: Sept. 27th, Oct. 25th, Nov. 22nd and Dec. 20th.

Photo: Geri Koeppel/Hoodline

“It’s a hearing to exam it out and see what a response is,” pronounced Brie Mazurek, communications manager for CUESA. “There’s a lot of new residents in that encampment and there’s a need for a market, so we’re anticipating it will rise into a some-more permanent marketplace there, that would be weekly.”

Look for roughly 10–15 farmers and workman food vendors along with around 5 prohibited food booths. CUESA is still solidifying a lineup, though we’re told some will be informed to market-goers and others will be new relations for CUESA. “We wish to assistance prominence and showcase some newer businesses, both farmers and food crafters, in a vicinity,” Mazurek said. “That’s sparkling for us since we wish to assistance yield a height for new businesses like that.”

Photo: Geri Koeppel/Hoodline

Each of a markets this tumble with have a theme, with opposite vendors, programming and activities. For example, Mazurek told us, an Oct “Harvest Festival” thesis could include activities like apple cider pressing, while a Nov marketplace could underline cooking demonstrations on scheming a farm-fresh Thanksgiving meal. “Each one’s going to be a small bit different,” she added. “Each one’s going to be an event. It’s an all-ages family knowledge where there’s something for everybody.”

The Yard during Mission Rock is a recycled shipping enclosure encampment housing tenants such as an Anchor Brewing drink garden, Peet’s Coffee and internal builder pop-ups, along with events and informative programs. Open daily all year long, it’s turn a entertainment place not usually for Giants fans before games, though for SoMa, South Beach and Mission Bay neighbors. (Hours change by business and from day to day.)

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