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Regina FolkFest 2021!

Regina FolkFest 2021!

This weekend, Aug. 6 - 8, 2021 is Regina FolkFest!  Live Music and Summer Concerts! We are pleased to announce our partner Regina FolkFest will be hosting a Summer Satellite Concert Series this weekend! It may feel soon to attend a concert, but rest assured Regina FolkFest has made every effort...


Vendor Spotlight: Harvest Foods

Vendor Spotlight: Harvest Foods

Posted in Vendor Feature

We spoke to Matt Degelman of Harvest Foods to get the low down on one of our newest vendors! Harvest Foods came to be through a love of good food and passion for Saskatchewan Agriculture. They focus on using Saskatchewan farm fresh ingredients that are harvested every year by local hard...


Vendor Spotlight: Earnest Greens

Vendor Spotlight: Earnest Greens

Posted in Vendor Feature

Meet Ethan and Maisie of Earnest Greens! Earnest (adjective): "showing sincere and intense conviction." Earnest Greens is named for grandparents in both Ethan and Maisie's families who have passed. Ethan said "We value keeping them with us in spirit and emphasize just good honest practice." ...


RFM: Busker Policy

RFM: Busker Policy

Posted in market news

Regina Farmers’ Market: Busker Policy The Regina Farmers’ Market (RFM) strives to make the highest quality Saskatchewan products available to our customers. We expect buskers to offer the same high level of quality when they participate at the RFM. This policy applies to musicians and...


RFM's 2021 Summer Staff!

RFM's 2021 Summer Staff!

Meet the team behind this summer's markets! Holly Laird - Executive Director, she/her I've worn many hats in my time at the market! I started as a regular customer many years ago. I loved to bring my son to the market every Saturday when he was small. Then, I was accepted as a vendor...


Vendor Spotlight: Country Breeze Berry Farms

Vendor Spotlight: Country Breeze Berry Farms

Country Breeze has a selling season of only three weeks! Twenty-seven years ago, Diana Durling and Fenton Wilson planted saskatoon trees and raspberry bushes for their children Quaylan, Dayton, and Aurilla — “to make some money in the summer and learn the value of work.”  Today, Country...


Restrictions Lifting + Operations Update: July 11

Restrictions Lifting + Operations Update: July 11

Posted in market news

Restrictions Lifting + Operations Update: July 11 Effective July 11, the government of Saskatchewan is lifting all restrictions previously in place due to COVID-19. As a result of this decision, you can expect to find a few changes at the Regina Farmers' Market beginning Wednesday, July 14. ...


Vendor Spotlight: Rocky Orchards

Vendor Spotlight: Rocky Orchards

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Rocky Acres Orchard has been taken on by a new generation! After a successful decade with the market, Ledeen and Perry of Rocky Acres Orchard sold their farm to young farmers Serena and Simon! Serena is originally from rural Manitoba, she moved to Saskatchewan to work in crop inputs a few...


Meet our 2021 Board of Directors!

Meet our 2021 Board of Directors!

Get to know the vendors who run the volunteer board behind our co-operative! President - Jeff Kinash of Peregrine Farm When he isn't managing our board, Jeff runs Peregrine Farm, his family homestead near Wishart, SK. Known for their chicken, Jeff says that he first introduced poultry into...


Vendor Spotlight: Rosie the Flower Truck

Vendor Spotlight: Rosie the Flower Truck

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Rosie The Flower Tuck is a labour of love! When Rosie is at the market she lights up our east entrance with 24 feet of a beautiful yellow and green floral patterned truck and overflowing flower displays. Did you know that Rosie is a refurbished Grumman truck? She has been with us since...


We're Hiring! Summer Content Creator

We're Hiring! Summer Content Creator

Posted in Vendor Feature

The RFM is Hiring! Summer Content Creator Contract The Regina Farmers’ Market Co-operative (RFM) is seeking an energetic, organized, and creative Event Marketing Specialist (EMS) for the summer farmers’ market season. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to visit several farms...


Vendor Spotlight: Mike Bites

Vendor Spotlight: Mike Bites

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Mike Bites began in June 2020, as a reaction to the closure of the restaurant industry. Owner Mike Ewen and his partner Cecilia Swanson have both worked in the kitchen industry for over ten years and when the pandemic hit and restaurants closed they had to pivot.  Mike wanted to evolve his...


Vendor Spotlight: The Cure

Vendor Spotlight: The Cure

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Similar to the market itself, The Cure is owned by the on-floor staff! Kelly Cairns, Morgan Choquer, Joshua Laurier, and Jake Van Oostdam worked together at The Artful Dodger, a central Regina restaurant and music emporium. After the closure of The Artful Dodger they decided to keep...


RFM's Response to the Plastic Bag Ban!

RFM's Response to the Plastic Bag Ban!

Plastic waste is an increasingly apparent problem — negatively impacting our water systems, wildlife, and even our own health. To help combat the effects of plastic pollution in our community The Regina City Council approved the Plastic Checkout Bag Ban Bylaw in July 2020 to prevent...


Vendor Spotlight: Ful Fibre

Vendor Spotlight: Ful Fibre

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Leslie of Ful Fibre has been creating with fibre since she was a young child. Leslie Charlton’s grandmother was an avid recycler before recycling was cool and taught her to make rag rugs out of scraps, inspiring her lifelong love of textiles.  She tries to incorporate repurposed materials...


Vendor Spotlight: RMX Digital

Vendor Spotlight: RMX Digital

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RMX Digital began in 2012 as a casual event and seasonal photography business and has grown into a brick and mortar community leader.  New to the market this year, RMX is best known for their photography services and beautiful wood engraved gifts and games. All of their wood work — from design...


Vendor Spotlight: Fishley Farms

Vendor Spotlight: Fishley Farms

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Fishley Farms is our longest-running vendor at 46 years strong! The Fishley family greenhouse, best known for their bedding plants, joined the market in 1975 — the very first year we opened. Rose and her husband Stuart were both born on farms and after a brief stint in the city, they were able...


'21 Regina Farmers' Market Customer Survey!

'21 Regina Farmers' Market Customer Survey!

We want your opinions and feedback! Please submit your ideas via the: 2021 Regina Farmers' Market (RFM) Customer Survey!  This customer survey will run from Spring 2021 - July 31, 2021 with the intention to include customer responses to shape the next stage of the RFM's Strategic Plan....


Vendor Spotlight: Akwaaba Foods

Vendor Spotlight: Akwaaba Foods

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With a blend of both local and imported ingredients, Vinolia from Akwaaba Foods is bringing the flavors of Ghana right here to Saskatchewan. Akwaaba Foods is best known for their variety of Shito sauces. Shito is a traditional Ghanian chili sauce and is used as a condiment or dipping sauce....


Vendor Spotlight: Wattle Lane Co.

Vendor Spotlight: Wattle Lane Co.

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Allison from Wattle Lane Co. has been an entrepreneur and small business owner in the Regina area since 2004. She has always been crafty though, learning to knit at only six years old! In 2018 she started making jewellery and was invited to become an RFM vendor in 2019. Her talents are...


Vendor Spotlight: Boreal Heartland

Vendor Spotlight: Boreal Heartland

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Boreal Heartland is located in Northern Saskatchewan, more specifically, Air Ronge, and the plants they harvest are all gathered within the Boreal Forest. The Boreal Forest covers 14% of the earth’s surface taking up 1.9 billion hectares of land. This massive forest makes up 33% of the...


We're Hiring! Summer Students

We're Hiring! Summer Students

Posted in market news

Part-Time Summer Students: Beginning May 15, 2021 Open-Air Market Season is here and the Regina Farmers' Market is seeking Summer Students to help out beginning May 15. Summer Student positions available include: Event Coordinators: Apply Here Market Safety Ambassadors: Apply Here We...


We're Hiring! Part-Time Marketing Coordinator

We're Hiring! Part-Time Marketing Coordinator

Posted in market news

Part-Time Marketing Coordinator: Beginning May 15, 2021 Like many entrepreneurs who begin at the Regina Farmers' Market, our current Marketing Coordinator is launching her career into a new full-time position. We are proud of her upcoming opportunity and wish her all the best as she grows...


2021 Season: Guidelines + Restrictions

2021 Season: Guidelines + Restrictions

Posted in market news / downtown regina

Welcome to the 2021 Open-Air Market Season!  We find ourselves preparing for our second season at City Square Plaza in a covid-19 landscape, with the same objective: To keep the community safely connected to local food and goods. Safety of customers, vendors, staff, and volunteers remains a...


2021 Season FAQ's

2021 Season FAQ's

Here's What You Need to Know About 2021 Regina Farmers' Market (RFM) Season:  2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's):  When and Where to find the Regina Farmers' Market?  Find the Open-Air Markets in Downtown Regina at City Square Plaza (2190 Victoria Ave) on Wednesdays + Saturdays from 9am...