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Vendor Spotlight: The Cookie Lady

Vendor Spotlight: The Cookie Lady

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Read our conversation with the Cookie Lady herself! Like many of our vendors, Laurie began her journey toward starting a business by doing what she loves for free. "My friend brought me to my first farmers market because she said I should look at selling the baking that I was always giving...


Vendor Spotlight: Prairie Bee Meadery

Vendor Spotlight: Prairie Bee Meadery

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Before Prairie Bee Meadery, there was Grandpa’s Garden! Grandpa’s Garden was a U-pick farm opened by Dennis and Vickie near Caron, SK in 2012 that focused on growing sour cherries, strawberries, raspberries, haskap berries, and melons.  The seed for a meadery was planted when they decided to...


Vendor Spotlight: Cheang's Sinofood

Vendor Spotlight: Cheang's Sinofood

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When Chan Mao Cheang and his wife came to Regina, they weren't able to find the high-quality, handmade Chinese Dim Sum they were used to. "My wife and I had worked in the food industry for over 10 years, mainly in making Dim Sum. When we couldn't find the traditional Dim Sum, we thought we...


Vendor Spotlight: Yorkton Bakers

Vendor Spotlight: Yorkton Bakers

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Did you know this customer favourite was actually named by the customers? "Our customers actually chose our name for us. They just kept asking for the 'Yorkton Bakers!'" Darlene said. And they haven't stopped asking since — when Ron and Darlene aren't at the market you can guarantee we'll...


Vendor Spotlight: J & J White Farms

Vendor Spotlight: J & J White Farms

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J & J White Farms is locally-operated by non-locals! Jo and Jim are UK-natives who fell in love with the Canadian prairies and eachother.  Jim grew up on a dairy farm in England and pursued Agricultural Engineering at Oxford. He then spent 20 years doing custom farm work operations with...


Vendor Spotlight: D'licious Treats

Vendor Spotlight: D'licious Treats

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Introducing Dolores And James Shier of D'licious Treats! As a child, Dolores watched her mom bake every sweet thing in their house. "We grew up with everything homemade, I didn’t know what storebought was until I was in junior high," she recalls. As an adult, she felt as though everyone...


Vendor Spotlight: Charlie-gran Preserves

Vendor Spotlight: Charlie-gran Preserves

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Introducing Karen and Bill of Charlie-gran Preserves! Back in 2003, Karen and Bill were looking for the next chapter of their life together and Karen thought back to the jams and preserve recipes her mother and grandmother taught her decades before. Today, they've been bringing those recipes...


Vendor Spotlight: Sacred Earth

Vendor Spotlight: Sacred Earth

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Like many of our vendors' businesses, Sacred Earth was born at home. When Laura Forrester began having children, she quickly realized she only wanted to use products on her kids that had ingredients that she could trust. This led her to making her own soap, which she debuted to the public at...


Vendor Spotlight: Latino Bakeshop

Vendor Spotlight: Latino Bakeshop

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It's all in the name! Gus Roger and his Latin American empanadas are a fixture at our market! Gus grew up in Chile before he emigrated to Saskatchewan. Twelve years ago he started cooking traditional dishes as a hobby and friends encouraged him to share them with a wider community! "I have...


Vendor Spotlight: City Street Farms

Vendor Spotlight: City Street Farms

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Farming on a residential lot near you! Candace and Miranda of City Street Farms have breathed fresh air into the market this season. From their always beautiful set-up at the market, to the lead they took in our "Fill the Fridge" program — giving customers the opportunity to fund market...


Vendor Spotlight: Howland's Honey

Vendor Spotlight: Howland's Honey

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Did you know that Howland's Honey is run by a third-generation family of beekeepers? Howland's' owner and operater Sasha was raised around bees: her grandfather Bob Howland kept them, her father Thomas 'Wink' Howland started Howland's Honey, and now she carries on his legacy with her...


Vendor Spotlight: Lark Farm

Vendor Spotlight: Lark Farm

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Did you know that Lark Farm grows every single flower that they sell? Leslie of Lark Farm gave us some insight into what it means to be a Saskatchewan-based floral gardener. "Growing fresh flowers is very labour intensive. We grow on about a half acre and we are growing a huge variety of...


Vendor Spotlight: Top Pick Produce

Vendor Spotlight: Top Pick Produce

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For Lindsay and Nathan of Top Pick Produce, growing is a passion, not a job. Nathan is a full-time grain farmer and Lindsay works in an office — the best part of their day is when they get to focus on cultivating produce for their local community! This is their first year growing veggies...


Vendor Spotlight: Pupcake Bakery

Vendor Spotlight: Pupcake Bakery

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Pupcake's homemade treats are baked fresh for each market! Donna and Glen bring homemade, human-grade, perservative-free pet treats to our market! For 13 years, their motto has been "Great pets deserve great treats." Their family includes two Labrador Retrievers and two Miniature...


Vendor Spotlight: Prairie Smoke and Spice BBQ

Vendor Spotlight: Prairie Smoke and Spice BBQ

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Did you know that Regina is home to internationally-recognized Southern BBQ? Rob and Val began this adventure twenty years ago when Rob took up smoking meat as a hobby. Two decades later barbeque is Rob's full-time gig with a seriously successful family business serving catered events...


Vendor Spotlight: Created Designs Studio

Vendor Spotlight: Created Designs Studio

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Did you know that each Created Designs Studio greeting card is one of a kind?  "There is no production line here, just me and one card at at time," says owner and artist Gina. "I will sometimes make several of a favorite card to keep in stock but quite often after a card is sold out it will not...


Vendor Spotlight: Spring Creek Garden

Vendor Spotlight: Spring Creek Garden

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Spring Creek Garden, one of our biggest veggie vendors, began as a single greenhouse and a small garden patch! Between that first season in the late eighties and today, Spring Creek Garden grew into a 250 acre vegetable farm and commercial wholesaler.  Dan Erlandson and his wife Chelsea...


Vendor Spotlight: Harvest Foods

Vendor Spotlight: Harvest Foods

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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

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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." ...


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...


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

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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...


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...