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Pop-Ups on the Plaza: Black Holiday Market

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Celebrate local Black-owned businesses and get ready for the holiday season with a day of delicious food, crafts, community, and family fun at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The south arcade of the Ferry Building will be transformed for a special holiday market featuring 20+ Bay Area food makers and designers, in partnership with the Fillmore-based Black-led marketplace In the Black. Find thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list, like artisan preserves, baked goods, skincare, apparel, and more. Entry is free and open to the public, with products available for purchase.

Pop-Ups on the Plaza is a series of quarterly events celebrating Bay Area Black entrepreneurs, including businesses in Foodwise’s Building Equity program. Pop-Ups on the Plaza is a Port sponsored event brought to you by Foodwise. This program is proudly funded in partnership with the San Francisco Human Rights Commission’s Dream Keeper Initiative. Additional support is provided by the Ferry Building.

Participating Food Vendors
A Girl Named Pinky: Cakes, cookies, brownies, lemon bars
Baby Bean Pie: Bean pies, bean pie cheesecake, assorted cookies
Chef Sarah Germany: Smoked catfish, hot sauces, BBQ sauces
Evolution Hot Sauce: Savory, spicy, and flavorful sauces (Spicy Mango, Savory Pineapple, Sweet Honey, Green Fire)
5to9 Organic Wine: Certified organic wine with no added sulfites
The Pleasure Principle Dining Events: Pepper sauces, take-and-bake patties, Caribbean edible gifts
Sam’s Gourmet Jams: Award-winning small-batch, low-sugar, artisan jams, jellies, and preserves, sourced from local fruit and cooked without preservatives
That’s My Jam: Low-sugar and pectin-free jams, jam gift sets, biscuit mixes
Wanda’s Cooking: Pepper chowchow, black-eyed pea hummus, Creole spice, red drink, sweet potato cornbread
Yummy Honey: 5 different varieties of California honey

Participating In the Black Craft Vendors
Belle Noire: Handcrafted jewelry, accessories, and decor made by artists from Africa and the African Diaspora
CIK Apparel: Camo jackets, sweatshirts, patches, pins, tote bags, jewelry, t-shirts
Cloud Surfin Apparel: Hats, t-shirts, hoodies, glasses
Coccinelle Boutique: Women clothing and accessories
Cocoacentric: Statement jewelry and accessories
#DopeInRealLife: Tracksuits, hooded sweatshirts, t-shirts, hats
Dreamer Boyz: Hoodies, t-shirts, beanies, caps
En Vie Naturals: Natural skin care products
Ice Body Skincare: Plant-based skincare (soaps, body creams, body scrubs, body oils, candles, gift sets)
Living With Phyllis: Information on Black food sovereignty, healthy soul food, and more, with limited edition custom cutting boards for sale
Quanies African Shop: African clothing and accessories
Tallio’s: Specialty coffees & teas, ginger-infused beverages, t-shirts, tote bags, gift sets
Val’s Hosiery: Pantyhose, tights, knee-hi’s, trouser socks, holiday-themed hosiery, leggings

Kids holiday crafts at the Foodwise Classroom (green tent in front of the Ferry Building)
Music by DJ Lonnie Taylor of

Building Equity & Pop-Ups on the Plaza
Pop-Ups on the Plaza is an initiative of Foodwise’s Building Equity program. Foodwise and our community partners, En2action’s Ujamaa Kitchen, La Cocina, Mandela Partners, and SF Black Wealth are proudly committed to uplifting and advancing equity for BIPOC, immigrant, and limited-resource entrepreneurs across the Bay Area.