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Street Beets June 9th, 2015: Bon Burger, Big Markets, and Awesome Weather!

Street Beets June 9th, 2015: Bon Burger, Big Markets, and Awesome Weather!

Posted in market news

Thank goodness for good weather finally! It makes for a much more enjoyable Market for you and for the vendors. Attendance was huge for Saturday Market. All the vendors were busy, there were lots of doggies out for walks, and everyone was having a good time. It is an unusual amount of attendance...


Street Beets June 5th, 2015: Partnerships, New Food Truck & Colonies In!

Street Beets June 5th, 2015: Partnerships, New Food Truck & Colonies In!

Posted in market news

There really is so much happening at once! I have much to report. Pictured here is my Wednesday Plaza Market lunch. It was fresh, crunchy, tasty, and healthy. The sald is called Fattoush. It is a Middle Eastern salad made from parsley, mint, cucumber, tomato, crunchy homemade pita chips, and...


NEW: Market Haul Contest!

NEW: Market Haul Contest!

Posted in market news

I've noticed that social media users love to share what they have purchased at the Market. Customers are so amazed with the high quality products they can find at Regina Farmers' Market. I thought, why not make a contest out of it? Above you will see an exclusive RFM cloth bag and pin. There...


Street Beets June 3rd, 2015: Poutine Cravings & Contest Fun!

Street Beets June 3rd, 2015: Poutine Cravings & Contest Fun!

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Ottenbriet's Meats, the makers of Grayson Sausage were a big hit at Market, so much so the website crashed with too many people trying to read the last Street Beet! One of our vendors was well pleased about this news. He decided to immediately add a Grayson Sausage Poutine to his menu at Mr....


Street Beets May 30th, 2015: Meat, Record Breaking Markets, and Kids' Club Cancelled this Market.

Street Beets May 30th, 2015: Meat, Record Breaking Markets, and Kids' Club Cancelled this Market.

Posted in market news

There is so much news, it's going to take a longer blog post! So, here we go! Famed Saskatchewan meat processers Ottenbriet Meats will start their first Market as an RFM Vendor tomorrow! What are they famous for? Well most have you have heard of Grayson Sausage, right? They make more than...


Street Beets May 26th, 2015: Kid's Fun and Early Veggies

Street Beets May 26th, 2015: Kid's Fun and Early Veggies

Posted in market news

In the picture above you can see Yoyo balloons from Hoops n' Things. It is a company that specializes in toys. Run by Angela from Angela's Own Homestyle, you can find her booth nearer Lorne Street on the Plaza. She uses only high quality goods to make her yoyos, so they will be long lasting...


Street Beets May 22nd, 2015: Southland Colony Chickens and Eggs!

Street Beets May 22nd, 2015: Southland Colony Chickens and Eggs!

Posted in market news

Tomorrow is the Cathedral Arts Festival Street Fair. When I took over years ago as the Manager, I got all my experience as the Street Fair Coordinatoer for 8 years before that. It was an education! I learned how to make an event grow and add fun to it for everyone. Whenever I walk into...


Street Beets May 19th, 2015: FULL Market Tomorrow! Finally, Good Weather!

Street Beets May 19th, 2015: FULL Market Tomorrow! Finally, Good Weather!

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Tomorrow is going to be an awesome Market. I count 50 booths if you include our Info Booth! Pretty great Wednesday May Market. Back in the day we never even got up to 50 vendors during the middle of summer. Fabulous! Above is a picture of Earthy Aritsan's Hypertufa pot and plant combo!...


Street Beets May 15th, 2015: Kilts and Local Products, Here Comes the Highland Games!

Street Beets May 15th, 2015: Kilts and Local Products, Here Comes the Highland Games!

Posted in market news

Tomorrow we share the Plaza with the Highland Games! It is the first time this event will be held. It will take up practically the whole Victoria Park! Some of the female vendors are understandably quite thrilled to hear this news. If you are interested in getting a real Scottish vendor's...


Street Beets May 12th, 2015: 40th Birthday, Vendor Map and Greenhouse Produce!

Street Beets May 12th, 2015: 40th Birthday, Vendor Map and Greenhouse Produce!

Posted in market news

Greenhouses are in, greenhouses are in! Kangro Gardens, Don Mitchell, and Floating Gardens are going to bring in the produce, greens, herbs, and vegetables for the perfect salad. Salayview Farm's own Marin Waddell was suggesting a great salad on twitter last week that has me craving. She makes...


Street Beets May 8th, 2015: Show your Mom some Local Love!

Street Beets May 8th, 2015: Show your Mom some Local Love!

Posted in market news

Today was absolutely sweet. My son's school had a special tea and spa experience planned for the mommies of the Grade 5/6 class. It was nice to realize how important we are to these small people in our lives. Sometimes I forget how much the daily things I do as a mother mean to my young son. I...


Street Beets May 5th, 2015: Map and more Food Trucks!

Street Beets May 5th, 2015: Map and more Food Trucks!

Posted in market news

Tomorrow you can have pulled pork to your heart's content, nachos, burgers, soup, sandwiches, poutine... Yes, you heard me right, Prairie Smoke & Spice, Nacho Fiesta, and Bon Burger are back. Mr. Spudds Poutiniere and Soup...simply had an awesome day on Saturday. Quite frankly they were run...


Street Beets May 1st, 2015: We're back on the Plaza! Salads, Apple Moon Shine, and Food Trucks

Street Beets May 1st, 2015: We're back on the Plaza! Salads, Apple Moon Shine, and Food Trucks

Posted in market news

Tomorrow my tummy will be full of real tasting tomatoes from Kangro Garden, Rainbow Quinoa Salad from Soup...Simply, and Smoked Bacon Poutine from Mr. Spudds Poutiniere. That won't be all of my shopping either. Life could not be better! Seriously. You may think I am jaded, I work here after all....


2015 Regina Farmers' Market Media Release: 40th Anniversary Year!

2015 Regina Farmers' Market Media Release: 40th Anniversary Year!

Posted in Market under the Stars / market news

Here we go! There has been lots of anticipation in the lead up to our opening Plaza Market on May 2nd, 2015! This is our 40th Anniversary year. Can you believe how different our Market has become over the years? From five booths to 120 vendors this year. From a small area to three city...


Street Beets April 24th, 2015: Last Indoor Spring Market!

Street Beets April 24th, 2015: Last Indoor Spring Market!

Posted in market news

I don't know how this crept up on us so fast, but here we are at the last Spring Downtown Indoor Market! Nikko Snyder (new Operations Manager) and I have been working so hard on getting ready for the Outdoor Plaza Markets. So let's get the dates out of the way shall we? Spring...


Street Beets April 17th, 2015: Beautiful Bread, Beef, & Goat Cheese. Plus Vendor Map!

Street Beets April 17th, 2015: Beautiful Bread, Beef, & Goat Cheese. Plus Vendor Map!

Posted in market news

If you regularly attend the Markets you know the most beautiful products can be bought there. When I think of the time and love that goes into a simple loaf of bread made by Ashley from Saltine Baking Company, it makes it even more lovely to behold. And eating sandwiches with it....


Street Beets April 10th, 2015: Spring is in the air!

Street Beets April 10th, 2015: Spring is in the air!

Posted in market news

Hello everyone! All that snow has melted, thank goodness! It's hard to believe it is only three weeks away until this happens: Yes, we will be having Plaza Markets starting May 2nd, and then we will be right back into our Wednersday and Saturday schedule. Lots of phone calls and e-mails come...


Street Beets April 4th, 2015: Easter is Upon Us!

Street Beets April 4th, 2015: Easter is Upon Us!

Posted in market news

Today my kids and I dyed a whole bunch of eggs. My fingers were many different colours! It was so much fun. My little Mini Me is starting to enjoy photography. Here is a shot of a whole colander of eggs she took earlier. Quite the arty little lady! Our new Operations Manager, Nikko Snyder,...


Street Beets March 28th, 2015: Vendor map & Musings of a Manager

Street Beets March 28th, 2015: Vendor map & Musings of a Manager

Posted in market news

I haven't been online much this week. There has been some meeting preparations! Not much Social Media work. This about to change a great deal. I will be taking over my role as Marketing Manager soon. It'll be nice to use my creative mind a bit more. A new Operations Manager will start at the...


Street Beets March 20th, 2014: Easter Eggs, New Vendors & Products in this Week.

Street Beets March 20th, 2014: Easter Eggs, New Vendors & Products in this Week.

Posted in market news

Everyone was pretty shocked to wake up to lots of snow on the first day of Spring! This better melt by Easter. It is way too easy to find coloured eggs in the snow! By the way there are three vendors providing eggs to the Market tomorrow: Miller's By-Gone Farm, Ponderosa Alpaca, and...


Street Beets March 14th, 2015: Beautiful Weather, Awesome Products, and a Vendor Map!

Street Beets March 14th, 2015: Beautiful Weather, Awesome Products, and a Vendor Map!

Posted in market news

It is only our second Market of 2015! People are so happy we are back, and seem to love the new Downtown location at the Shrine Center. Of course we have changed our times 9am to 1pm. I noticed not as many customers came in for the first hour. Then it started getting busy. Thank you so much...


Street Beets March 7th, 2015: We're Back and Vendor Map!

Street Beets March 7th, 2015: We're Back and Vendor Map!

Posted in market news

Our break is over. Time to get into the swing of things and start another awesome year. I think we were feeling quite impatient to get back to having Markets. There were lots of customers in touch wanting their favourite vendors goods! Every Market I hope to post a map of the vendors, so...


2015 Spring Downtown Markets Media Release!

2015 Spring Downtown Markets Media Release!

Posted in market news

Here we go again! We are about to start another fabulous year of Regina Farmers' Market! Spring Downtown Markets are opening soon. Come see us at 2065 Hamilton Street (the Shrine Center), every Saturday, March 7th to April 25th, 9am to 1pm. There is FREE parking at the SaskPower Parking lot...


Stuart Fishley: Life at Market

Posted in market news

When we lose one of our Members, it affects the whole Market family. On Thursday, January 15th, 2015 we lost our longest ever attending Member of the Market, Stuart Fishley of Fishley Farms. Stuart and Rose Fishley joined the Market on May 12th, 1975, the first day of Regina Farmers' Market....


Operations Manager Job Posting

Operations Manager Job Posting

Hello eveyone! Lots of big changes are happening at the Market. I will be moving into Management of Marketing for RFM and our Assistant Manager has retired from the Market. Now we need someone to run the business! This is an amazing job for an individual that loves local, people, and wants a...