Pop-Ups on the Plaza: Fall Kickoff
Date and Time for this Past Event
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9am - 2pm
Embarcadero Ferry Terminal Plaza
Celebrate local Black-owned businesses and kick off the harvest season with a day of delicious food, community, and family fun at the Embarcadero Ferry Terminal Plaza (south of the Ferry Building) and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Entry is free and open to the public, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.
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 Businesses & Activities on the Plaza
Visit the Ferry Terminal Plaza (south of the Ferry Building) for special pop-up food vendors, family activities, music, and more:
A Girl Named Pinky: Cookies, Cake Pops, Sweet Treats
Boug Cali: Gumbo Jars, Jambalaya Mix
Brutha’s Honey: Honey, Honeycomb, Beeswax, Beeswax Candles, Beeswax Lip balm, Honey Sticks
Evolution Hot Sauce: Pre-packaged Hot Sauce
Gourmonade: Gourmet Lemonade
The Lemonade Bar: Organic Lemonades, Organic Frozen Lemonades
Lil’ Alijo Catering & Events: Crawfish & Shrimp Étouffée, Seafood Pan Roast, Red Beans & Rice, Macarons, Praline Candy, Peach Croissant Bread Pudding, Signature Blondies & Brownies, Praline Glazed Mini Bundt Cake
LoJo’s Tacos: Breakfast Tacos (Vegetarian, Meat, Special)
Sam’s Gourmet Jams: Gourmet, Low-Sugar, Small-Batch Jams, Jellies, and Preserves
Smoke Soul Kitchen: Soul-Fusion BBQ
Sukulenta SF: Beef Empanadas. Mushroom Empanadas, Colombian Asado (grilled beef, chicken, pork, potatoes, corn, guacamole, ají)
That’s My Jam: Various Flavors of Low-Sugar and Pectin-Free Jams, Biscuit Mix
Wright’s Delights: Cakes, Cupcakes, Caramel Apples, Bread, Banana Pudding
Foodwise Education Station: Vegetable Stamp Art
Music by DJ Lonnie Taylor of BFF.fm
In the Black Pop-Up Craft Market
Visit the south patio in front of the Ferry Building to support Black makers at the In the Black pop-up craft market.
Programs at the Foodwise Classroom
Visit the Foodwise Classroom (green tent in front of the Ferry Building) for free cooking demos featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Join Us at Future Pop-Ups on the Plaza Events
Pop-Ups on the Plaza is a series of quarterly events celebrating Bay Area Black entrepreneurs, including businesses in Foodwise’s Building Equity program. Foodwise and our community partners, En2action’s Ujamaa Kitchen, La Cocina, Mandela Partners, and SF Black Wallstreet, are proudly committed to uplifting and advancing equity for BIPOC, immigrant, and limited-resource entrepreneurs across the Bay Area.