Bay Area residents love their fresh, local, organic food. But in this economy, it's not always easy to stomach the prices.
So San Francisco-based CHOW has published ten tips on how to barter for the best your neighborhood farmer's market.
Okay, not the last one, but hey, even monkeys trade food for sex in the wild, so it's only natural.
Photo by John Loo.
Jackson West is learning how to cook offal in order to save at the Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market.