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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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...


Street Beets October 13th, 2012: Last outdoor Market on 12th and our food is Gold Medal worthy!

Street Beets October 13th, 2012: Last outdoor Market on 12th and our food is Gold Medal worthy!

Today is our last Market outdoors on 12th & Scarth. We will have lots of vendors out and the weather looks good. Remember we go indoors Saturdays only to 2900 13th Avenue, the Cathedral Neighbourhood Center, 9:30 to 1:30 starting October 20th, 2012. We offer breakfast, coffee, and hot...