One of the key attractions of the Ferry Building is the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Held every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, the market attracts farmers and food producers from across the Bay Area. It is a vibrant, bustling spectacle, with stalls bursting with fresh produce, artisanal bread, homemade jams, locally harvested honey, and much more. It's also an opportunity to chat with growers and producers, learn about their products, and gain insights into the region's food system.
Besides its permanent vendors and the Farmers Market, the Ferry Building also hosts a variety of food-related events, including cooking demonstrations, tastings, and book signings. It's not uncommon to see local celebrity chefs sharing their culinary skills or authors discussing their latest food-themed books. These events add an extra layer of engagement to the Ferry Building experience.