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It’s one thing to steal video lottery revenue from Sioux Falls, now Grand Falls is stealing farmers;

The market will be held Sundays in the Grand Falls parking lot from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market will begin July 8 and continue through Aug. 26. There is no cost for vendors to host a space.

I wonder what affect this will have on the Farmer’s Market by Falls Park? Hmmmmmm.

Stormland-TV did have a story about it.

5 Thoughts on “Grand Falls Casino to host a Farmers Market at no charge to vendors

  1. Elaine on May 8, 2012 at 11:51 am said:

    Does Sioux Falls have farmer’s markets on Sunday? It doesn’t seem like this would be much of a conflict, except for farmers who only want to go to one or the other. The opportunity to sell more produce each weekend might be viewed as a good thing for farmers trying to make a living.

  2. l3wis on May 8, 2012 at 4:25 pm said:

    I guess I really wasn’t thinking about that side of the issue, and I was being snarky with my comment, “now Grand Falls is stealing farmers”. I just found it interesting that they are not charging vendors, which I think is awesome! If vendors don’t have to pay a rental fee, they may charge less for their products. This is a win-win for the casino, because the little cost to them of putting up a vendor area is nothing compared to bringing in market shoppers to the casino.

  3. scott on May 8, 2012 at 8:37 pm said:

    Perhaps they could steal Triple M’s shut up and listen sessions too.

  4. Elaine on May 9, 2012 at 12:15 am said:

    I agree that the no rental fee is awesome. It’s a brilliant casino kickback, which ultimately results in more money for the casino. It’s the free drinks of Sunday morning.

  5. l3wis on May 9, 2012 at 1:11 am said:

    “Perhaps they could steal Triple M’s shut up and listen sessions too.”

    I would love to see him doing one of those by a blackjack table. “Hey, we are here at the Grand Falls casino, not city hall, where we ACTUALLY gamble with your money.”

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