This week’s Downtown Red Deer Market featured vendors are Innisfail Growers and Troubled Monk. Check out their interviews below!

Innisfail Growers

How did you start your business?

Innisfail Growers is a co-operative of 5 local farms established in 1993.

What kind of products do you sell?

We sell central Alberta’s freshest, best local produce.

What is your “best selling” product?

So many! Beck Farms Carrots, Edgar Farms Peas, Upper Green Farms Potatoes, Jungle Farm Strawberries and Hillside Greenhouses Tomatoes.

What makes you a unique vendor?

We grow fabulous fresh produce right here in Central Alberta.

Where are you located and/or can you find your products at other locations?

The 5 Innisfail Growers Farms are located in the Innisfail Area. We do attend several other markets in the Central Alberta area: https://www.innisfailgrowers.com/markets

How long have you been a part of the Downtown Red Deer Market?

We’re proud to say we’ve been part of the Downtown Red Deer Market right from the very beginning! We sat on the committee that planned the first market and developed the guidelines for the market.

What is your favourite thing about the Downtown Red Deer Market?

Everything! The outdoor ambiance and atmosphere. We love our loyal customers at this market and the vendor mix is great. The Red Deer Downtown Market is one of our favourites!

Troubled Monk

How did you start your business?

Charlie started brewing beer in his garage. We have come a long way in 5 years.

What kind of products do you sell?

We sell craft beer, spirits, and craft soda.

What is your “best selling” product?

We have a few for sure! Troubled Tea, Epitaph Gin, Daycation, and Juicy Gossip. Saskatoon Soda is also another popular one.

What makes you a unique vendor?

We have such a wide variety of products, something for everyone!

Where are you located and/or can you find your products at other locations?

5551 45th Street, Red Deer. Located really close to the Market.

How long have you been a part of the Downtown Red Deer Market?

We have been part of it for a few years now.

What is your favourite thing about the Downtown Red Deer Market?

We love supporting local and helping to build a wonderful community.

Check them out at this week’s market! And check back next week for our next vendor features!