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Street Beets August 26th, 2015: Vendor Map & Market Under the Stars Contest WINNERS!

Street Beets August 26th, 2015: Vendor Map & Market Under the Stars Contest WINNERS!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

The last Market Under the Stars of 2015 is nearly upon us, which means that the last contest for free Tasting Tickets has come to an end, *insert sad face here*. Before you get too sad, however, I'd like to let you know that this week's contest has 3 winners. That's correct; 3 WINNERS! We get...


Street Beets August 22nd, 2015: Street Benny, Market Baby, Wild Rice, and Map!

Street Beets August 22nd, 2015: Street Benny, Market Baby, Wild Rice, and Map!

Posted in food trucks / market news

Everything at the Crave Food Truck is awesome, but one dish in particular is a stand-out for me. It's called Street Benny, a mobile-kitchen-friendly update on the traditional eggs benedict. Street Benny is like eggs benedict's rebellious teenage grandchild; it's a badass scotch egg, a stick in...


Street Beets August 19th, 2015: Jamaican Callaloo, Bug Spray and Vendor Map

Street Beets August 19th, 2015: Jamaican Callaloo, Bug Spray and Vendor Map

Posted in market news

Some products at RFM are very familiar, others not so much. Need an example? Jamaican Callaloo (pictured) is one such product; I bet you haven't heard of it until now! This leafy green grows quickly and, before you know it, can be 8' tall. It has large leaves and tender stems that are...


Market Under the Stars August 27th, 2015: CONTEST! Last Chance to Win!

Market Under the Stars August 27th, 2015: CONTEST! Last Chance to Win!

Posted in food trucks / Market under the Stars / market news

YOU CAN WIN these 12 tickets worth $40.00 for the most excellent event in the city, Market Under the Stars, on August 27th, 2015! All you have to do is like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, and then share this post about Market Under the Stars. You must be 19 or older to win. The...


Street Beets August 15th, 2015: Sandwiches, Tomatillos and Vendor Map

Street Beets August 15th, 2015: Sandwiches, Tomatillos and Vendor Map

Posted in market news

The title "Soup...simply" may lead you to believe that this food truck sells only soup. Not so! Shelly makes homemade salads, sandwiches and wraps as well. Her Italian sandwich (pictured) features homemade pesto with basil from Floating Gardens. The sandwiches are assembled the night before...


August 13th, 2015 Market under the Stars News and Map!

August 13th, 2015 Market under the Stars News and Map!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Here is just a sampling of some of the gorgeous tastes of food you can get. These are no small little samples! They sure are generous. At 4pm you can get your Tasting Tickets at the RFM Ticket Booth located at the center of the Plaza. For $20 you get 6 Tasting Tickets you can use for food...


2015 Celebrity Burger Eating Contest Rules

2015 Celebrity Burger Eating Contest Rules

Posted in food trucks / Market under the Stars / market news

As I'm sure you're aware, every Market Under the Stars has a Celebrity (we use this term loosely) Eating Contest. For August 13th, 2015, the food of choice is BURGERS! Thank you to our food truck, Bon Burger, for sponsoring the event.  There are eight contestants participating. The first one...


Street Beets August 12th, 2015: Trudeau, Map and Market Under the Stars Contest WINNER!

Street Beets August 12th, 2015: Trudeau, Map and Market Under the Stars Contest WINNER!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Regina Farmers' Market will be host to a special visitor tomorrow, Justin Trudeau! We're incredibly honoured to be on his list of places to visit, and we can't wait to show off the best of our market! Feel free to attend the media scrum on the Plaza at 9:30 am if you wish to witness Trudeau...


Location Change during Regina Folk Festival, August 8th, 2015

Location Change during Regina Folk Festival, August 8th, 2015

Posted in market news

This Saturday, August 8th, 2015 is going to be an exciting time in downtown Regina; both RFM and Regina Folk Festival will be happening at the same time!  Please be aware that we will NOT be on the Plaza this Saturday. Instead, the Plaza will be home to the Regina Folk Festival Arts Market....


Street Beets August 8th, 2015: Squash Blossoms, Corn and Map during Folk Fest

Street Beets August 8th, 2015: Squash Blossoms, Corn and Map during Folk Fest

Posted in market news

Squash Blossoms. Such a delicacy, with such a short season. Have you ever had them? If not, they taste like a gentler version of zucchini or squash. They can be stuffed with soft cheese, battered and fried, pickled, or chopped and added to recipes. Hosting a dinner party? There's no better way...


Market Under the Stars August 13th, 2015 Contest!

Market Under the Stars August 13th, 2015 Contest!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

YOU CAN WIN these 12 tickets worth $40.00 for the most excellent event in the city, Market Under the Stars, on August 13th, 2015! All you have to do is like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, and then share this post about Market Under the Stars. You must be 19 or older to win. The...


Street Beets August 4th, 2015: Coneheads, Garlic, Map, and Where is Ada??

Street Beets August 4th, 2015: Coneheads, Garlic, Map, and Where is Ada??

Posted in market news

Coneheads It's Martha the Conehead! Just kidding, it's just Martha. Belle Plaine Colony grows this conical cabbage called Caraflex, sometimes referred to as "Conehead Cabbage". It's sweeter and more tender than other varieties, and is great for making sauerkraut or kimchi. The leaves grow...


Street Beets July 31st, 2015: Peppers, People and REACH Contest!

Street Beets July 31st, 2015: Peppers, People and REACH Contest!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

These are really large jalapeño peppers from Rocky Acres Orchard. Notice the glossy and smooth skins. They are just beautiful! Jalapeños are a medium-sized chili pepper pod type cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum. It is of mild to medium pungency, 2,500 and 10,000 Scoville units in general....


July 30th Market under the Stars Map: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!

July 30th Market under the Stars Map: Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Here is just a sampling of some of the gorgeous tastes of food you can get. These are no grocery store samples! They are generous. At 4pm you can get your Tasting Tickets at the RFM Ticket Boothlocated at the center of the Plaza. For $20 you get 6 Tasting Tickets you can use for food or...


Street Beets July 28th, 2015: Monster Tomato, Map, & Market under the Stars Contest Winner!

Street Beets July 28th, 2015: Monster Tomato, Map, & Market under the Stars Contest Winner!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Monster tomato on the Plaza! Rick from Heliotrope Farms was telling me he has an incredible crop of tomatoes this year. He brought almost 400 lbs of heirloom tomatoes to the Market on Saturday! This big one was way huger than my hand. It had to be more than 6". It was so big in fact, that I...


2015 Celebrity Poutine Eating Contest News & Rules!

2015 Celebrity Poutine Eating Contest News & Rules!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

That is some serious poutine goodness! The Celebrity Poutine Eating Contest had it's first contest last year. A French canadian actually won it. We are looking forward to this year. I heard there might be some Roughriding contestants this time! Contest will start at 6pm on the center Plaza...


Street Beets July 24th, 2015: Map and Reminder

Street Beets July 24th, 2015: Map and Reminder

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Hello everyone, just a quick Blog Post today! I had meetings and running around to do, my apologies! First an important reminder that Market under the Stars is NOT every Thursday! It is lots of work behind the scenes to run one and also regular Markets at the same time. Instead the next three...


Market under the Stars July 30th, 2015 Contest!

Market under the Stars July 30th, 2015 Contest!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Do you want to win this set of two tickets worth $40.00 for the most excellent event in the city, Market under the Stars? All you have to do is ensure you like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, and then share the post about Market under the Stars. You must be 19 or older to win. You'll...


Street Beets July 21st, 2015: Cherry Trees, Cold Brew Coffee, and Vendor Map!

Street Beets July 21st, 2015: Cherry Trees, Cold Brew Coffee, and Vendor Map!

Posted in market news

I love 331/3 Roasted Coffee cold brewed coffee for my Market pick me up! Eric brews this coffee cold for 24 hours. Cold water is poured over the grounds (which of course, are from carefully selected and hand roasted beans), and left chilled for 24 hours. The brew is a great mid strength...


Street Beets July 17th, 2015: I Love Regina Day, Salayview Eggs, and Map!

Street Beets July 17th, 2015: I Love Regina Day, Salayview Eggs, and Map!

Posted in market news

Every day is I Love Regina Day for me. You can't work at the Regina Farmers' Market and not see how great this city is! The people are warm, smart, and lots of fun. We have City officials that support great events like ours by building a space we can all enjoy. We live in the city with the...


Market under the Stars Media Release and Event Map!

Market under the Stars Media Release and Event Map!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

 The perfect night out is about to happen! Market under the Stars is back! This is so exciting. It is our third year to do them, and every time they get better and better. If you are interested in what I said to the Media,...


Street Beet July 14, 2015: Roasted Nuts, Protein Pizzas, and Zuchinnis

Street Beet July 14, 2015: Roasted Nuts, Protein Pizzas, and Zuchinnis

Posted in market news

So, Lincoln Gardens is now in for the rest of the summer! This is just the tip of the iceberg of the gorgeous zucchinis they had for sale the last Market. These are yellow and dark purple. They had striped Italian zucchini too. There are slight variances in flavour and texture with...


2015 Celebrity Pie Eating Contest Rules and List of Contestants

2015 Celebrity Pie Eating Contest Rules and List of Contestants

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Look at the awesome pie goodness! The Celebrity Pie Eating Contest began as part of the Saskatoon Pie Festival in 2012. The winner was Vance Lester of Living Sky Winery, a vendor at the Market. The 2013 winner was Leasa Gibbons, Regina Downtown BID Marketing and Communications Manager. Leasa...


Street Beets July 10th, 2015: Marketus Giganticus, Who Is Back, and New Products

Street Beets July 10th, 2015: Marketus Giganticus, Who Is Back, and New Products

Posted in market news

To the left are Rocky Acres Orchards Saskatoon Berries. Did you know the actual name for these Canadian icons are Service Berries? Many people don't know this but they are a cousin of apples. With a sweet, nutty taste, the fruits have long been eaten by Canada's First Nation people, fresh or...


Top Customer Racelle Kooy: 40th Anniversary Celebration

Top Customer Racelle Kooy: 40th Anniversary Celebration

Posted in market news

Dorothy from Ponderosa Alpacas nominated Racelle Kooy as her Top Customer for our 40th Anniversary Celebration. I sat down with her last week to find out why she is an awesome customer. Racelle has lived in Regina since July 2012. She said she found out about the Market as soon as she moved...