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Holy Rosary students hosting farmers’ market

For one night only some Holy Rosary high schoolers will exercise their small business prowess as they host a farmers’ market at the school.

Grade 12’s Rose Rusteika has been developing her own craft over the last two-years and credits her mom for the inspiration.

“She has been baking for a while and just watching her when I was younger and then getting into it myself – it’s just fun. I think it’s actually a big opportunity – being that I’m in grade 12 and thinking about culinary school and things like that. It gives me a little bit of an opportunity.”

Rusteika’s specialties include vegan and gluten free options.

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Some of the other young artisans seeking to test out the business world will hone their talent in arts

Holy Rosary students hosting farmers’ market. [Photo: Gerry Lampow 106.1 The Goat/Vista Radio]
and craft, jewelry and woodworking among others.

Teacher Becky Grassl says they knew they had students at the school who were already working on their side hustle and a long list of talent answered the call for applications.

“Everything from baking to – we have somebody doing Dungeons and Dragons kits. We’ve got crocheting and sewing – and supper is going to be served. We’ve got specialty drinks. When they put their applications in, they had to submit pictures of what they were doing and I kept going, ‘I want to buy that, and I want to buy that.'”

Grassl adds the school will host 28 vendors at the farmers’ market on May 25 from 3:30-7:30 p.m.

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