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Celebrity Pie Eating Contest Rules and Taron's Awesome Playlist!

Celebrity Pie Eating Contest Rules and Taron's Awesome Playlist!

Posted in food trucks / Market under the Stars

This graphic is excellent! I always wondered what the favourite pies are. I looked through here and we have 7 of the 10 favourites at the Market. Pretty good. I wouldn't mind trying a Market Key Lime Pie, I better talk to one of the bakers. So, the last post listed off all the awesome...


August 29th, 2013 Market under the Stars News: Celebrity Pie Eating Contest

August 29th, 2013 Market under the Stars News: Celebrity Pie Eating Contest

We have Celebrities in Regina? Well yes we do! Let me tell you, they are an excited and community engaged bunch of people too. Personally I think you would have to drag me kicking and screaming to do a pie eating contest. Every single one of these contestants practically begged me to part of...


Market under the Stars #2: Bigger and better!

Market under the Stars #2: Bigger and better!

Yes, it is TRUE! You spoke and we listened! Thank you so much for your many e-mails and messages of support for this new, wonderful event: Market under the Stars! Our Marketing Committee met and with the Board of Director's approval we have decided on two more Thursday night dates this year....


Street Beets August 19th, 2013: A toast to the Plaza

Street Beets August 19th, 2013: A toast to the Plaza

Global News came out to the Market to interview some of us about our record breaking Market last Wednesday. It was record breaking because we broke a barrier of over 70 vendors. Here is the article. The type of Market we are running now is unprecedented. I am so proud of what this Market...


Street Beets August 14th, 2013: A Long Awaited Word

Street Beets August 14th, 2013: A Long Awaited Word

Hello everyone! First, can I say Record Breaker? Today we have over 70 spots filled at the Market! I get all aflutter when I deal with over 60. Dee (the Assistant Manager) and I will be putting out way more numbers today than in the history of RFM never. I feel so thankful that the vendors...


Street Beets August 10th, 2013: Open until noon only, and a letter from a customer

Street Beets August 10th, 2013: Open until noon only, and a letter from a customer

Good Morning Market fans! Today we will be open from 9 to 12 noon to make way for the Regina Folk Fest Art Market! Some vendors will be open until 1 pm on 1900 Block Scarth Street with vegetables, food trucks, specialty items, and fruit. Come out and see us on City Square Plaza! I received...


July 25th Market under the Stars Poster

July 25th Market under the Stars Poster

Market under the Stars is coming soon! July 25th, 2013 on City Square Plaza, 4pm to 9pm. Taste the best food in...


July 25th Market under the Stars Media Release

July 25th Market under the Stars Media Release

Market under the Stars is a new and exciting event by Regina Farmers' Market. Have you ever wondered what our carrots, bread, wine, or vodka taste like? Here is your chance to find out! Thursday, July 25th, 2013 4 pm to 9pm on City Square Plaza, come to Market under the Stars. Please read our...


Street Beets News and a Customer Perspective

Street Beets News and a Customer Perspective

Ah Basil! My friend! I got some from Pusch Brothers. The smell filled my new fridge (long story, my two year old fridge leaked freon). So here I go chopping... So today Lincoln Gardens is in for their first Market. Cedar Creek will be in with small herb gardens. Eat Healthy Foods is in with...


Regina Farmers' Market Makes the Best Markets in Canada List...Again!

Regina Farmers' Market Makes the Best Markets in Canada List...Again!

Regina Farmers' Market was titled one of the best Farmers' Markets in Canada in 2010 on the Canadian Tourism website. Last year we made the Zoomers Magazine Top Ten Markets in Canada list. All I can say is, I must agree with both of these opinions, and I think we are always getting even...


Street Beets July 10th, 2013: Bread, vegetables, and no rain!

Street Beets July 10th, 2013: Bread, vegetables, and no rain!

Posted in food trucks / organic

Obviously, I am going to write about no rain today. Yay! I got so soaked on Saturday morning. It was dripping in my eyes. Thank goodness Rock a Grill took mercy on me and gave me a raincoat. I forgot the lessons I learnt from Ed Schropp. Carry everything from shorts to ski doo suits, one time...


Street Beets June 12th, 2013: Colonies and Awesome Markets!

Street Beets June 12th, 2013: Colonies and Awesome Markets!

Today marks the busiest Market in our history! We have partnered with Tourism Regina to give a Culinary Tour for 19 Canadian Food Writers. At 10am they will taking part in a drink challenge called the Prairie Fireball. This is done with a Prairie Oyster and Last Mountain Distillery's Rye...


Street Beet June 1st, 2013: New vendors, food trucks, and BIG Markets!

Street Beet June 1st, 2013: New vendors, food trucks, and BIG Markets!

Posted in organic / saskatoon berries

Hello everyone! It's been a long time since I posted. It has been busy. We have a new Application committee that met with wonderful future vendors for our Market, we have been working on new branding, launched a twitter account @MarketRegina, and just generally been working! So let's get to...


Street Beets May 4th, 2013: Here we go to City Square Plaza today!

Street Beets May 4th, 2013: Here we go to City Square Plaza today!

Posted in organic / saskatoon berries

Wow, take a look at all these vendors! The amazing part is that there are some shared spots in there, Wednesday attenders and Saturday attenders. This is the map of what would happen if everyone showed up at the Market. We will top 100 vendor usages this year. New this year are Mobile Food...


Big Time Changes! Market Opens Saturday, May 4th!

Big Time Changes! Market Opens Saturday, May 4th!

Posted in organic / saskatoon berries

This will be the new opening time for the Market at City Square starting on Saturday, May 4th. We noticed you were hanging around waiting for the Market to open, impatient to make wonderful local purchases. We thought it might be easier for the office workers to get their goodies before work....


2013 Summer Posters: Packets of goodness for you!

2013 Summer Posters: Packets of goodness for you!

Posted in organic / saskatoon berries

Markets are heading outdoors on Saturday May 4th. As the tent for Saskatchewan Fashion Week is up for a couple of weeks we will mostly be located on 1900 Block Scarth Street. BIG NEWS: We have changed our times to 9am to 1pm, Wednesdays and Saturdays. I know, I know! I couldn't resist. I...


Street Beets April 27th, 2013: Last day of Indoor Markets!

Street Beets April 27th, 2013: Last day of Indoor Markets!

Don't these bright colors of Angela's Own yoyo balloons make you think summer? Around here we are thinking summer every day! Today is our last Market Indoors at 2900 13th Avenue. Saturday May 4th, we move outdoors to City Square Plaza. It is so exciting, we will have the whole Plaza now as...


Street Beets April 20th, 2013: Canadian Award Winners!

Street Beets April 20th, 2013: Canadian Award Winners!

Posted in saskatoon berries

  NEW PRODUCT ALERT! I am so excited to share the news that mini cheesecakes have arrived at Market! The Cookie Lady did wonderful ones for my wedding last year, so I had to encourage them to make it a product at the Market. Pictured above are the Cookies and Cream Cheesecake and...


One of our own, one of our best, sadly gone.

One of our own, one of our best, sadly gone.

On Friday April 5th, 2013 Edward Schropp of Linda’s Jams and Jellies passed away suddenly from a heart attack. The family will have a private graveside service. A celebration of Eddie's life will be held at the Silton Community Center, Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at 2pm. Ed and Linda have...


March 22nd, 2013 Street Beets: Eggs, eggs, glorious eggs!

March 22nd, 2013 Street Beets: Eggs, eggs, glorious eggs!

Posted in organic

We do have some wonderful eggs at the Market. We have three egg suppliers: Farmgate Foods, Golden Acres Farms, and Pusch Brothers Greenhouse. I followed a Facebook post on my friend's wall that was all about: "What is the difference between brown eggs and white eggs?". Nothing...


March 9th, 2013 Street Beets: I sure missed local!

March 9th, 2013 Street Beets: I sure missed local!

Posted in organic

I knew I missed local food, but I didn't realize how much until I crunched away at a cucumber from Pusch Brothers. It really tastes like a cucumber! The kids had extra fresh veggies in their lunch and decided to forgo bread in favour of extra tomatoes and cucumber. Farmers' Market Manager kids...


2013 Spring Market Poster!

2013 Spring Market Poster!

Posted in organic

Hard to believe with all this snow out there that our Spring Markets are about to begin! We have been busily getting ready for our AGM and planning for the upcoming year. This year's poster is  inspired by vintage seed packets. After all we are an old world Market with a fresh perspective!...


Betty Hutton: Our Past Manager

Betty Hutton: Our Past Manager

Thirteen years ago I met Betty Hutton. She was the Manager of the Regina Farmers' Market and I was the Cathedral Arts Festival Street Fair Coordinator. Every year the Street Fair sets aside a number of spots at the Angus and 13th Avenue intersection for Market Members. In Regina there aren't...


Street Beets December 3rd, 2012: Outstanding Achievements of RFM Members!

Street Beets December 3rd, 2012: Outstanding Achievements of RFM Members!

Does our Market pick the very best applications? I remember when this application came in late 2009. I told the Board of the RFM flat out that I would be very upset if they said no! Thank goodness they didn’t for this Member became popular, offered a high quality product, and strives to...


Street Beets November 24th, 2012: Award Winning Honey, Feta, and Honey Cinnamon Liqueur.

Street Beets November 24th, 2012: Award Winning Honey, Feta, and Honey Cinnamon Liqueur.

Posted in organic

Zee Bee is excited to share their results from the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Honey Show. Here is what what Michelle wrote: We thought we had some great honey this year so decided to ship some off to Toronto and try our luck at the Honey Show.  We entered two classes : Class 1 – Liquid...