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Our quarterly newsletter provides current news, upcoming events, need-to-know news, producers profiles and more!

September 2017 Newsletter

2017 Summer Producer Tours, SDSU Extension Food Safety Outreach, Local Foods Conference Keynote Speaker- Chef Deborah Madison, South Dakota Local Foods Conference Agenda, Value Added Ag Producer Showcase at the State Fair, Black Hills Food Hub & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, Belle Valley Ancient Grains Farm Feature, Upcoming Events. Please note the FSMA PSA Foods Safety Training has been rescheduled for Nov. 2.


July 2017 Newsletter

South Dakota Culinary Academy, SDSPA Update, April Food Safety Training Recap, SD Local Food Conference- Key Note Speaker Preview- Chef Deborah Madison, Healthy Soils, SDSPA Annual Meeting Recap, Meet Our New Board Members, Black Hills Food Hub & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, Cycle Farm Feature, State Fair Opportunity.


March 2017 Newsletter

Understanding FSMA, 2016 Specialty Crop Producer Annual Survey, April 7 SDSPA Annual Meeting Schedule, Thank you's, SD Wine Growers Legislative Update, SDSPA Website Update, Social Media- The Power of a Picture, Producer Feature-Prairie Moon Herbs, Black Hills Food Hub & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, & Michelle Grosek, Bear Butte Gardens, Local Food Perspective-Soil is Everything.


December 2016 Newsletter

2016 South Dakota Local Foods Conference, SDSPA non-profit status, food safety- GAPs & FSMA, How to Engage Your Facebook Followers, Extending the Growing Season on Fairacre Farm, Black Hills Food Hub & Dakota Fresh Food Hub Updates, & Chef Brinker, Rapid City Regional Hospital, Local Food Perspective.


October 2016 Newsletter

State Fair Producers Showcase, Hops Production with the Srstka Family, SD Local Foods Conference, Pomegranate Market Perspectives on Local Foods, & Advertising on Facebook.


July 2016 Newsletter

Producer Tours & Partnerships, SDSPA Funding, Spotted Wing Drosophila, Pleasant Valley Farm, New SDSPA Executive Committee Members, Sensitive Site Registry, Increasing Your Facebook Following, Black Hills Food Hub Update, Dakota Fresh Food Hub Update, SD Secretary of Ag Changes, SD Hops Conference, Food Safety Training, SD Local Foods Conference, & Orchard & Grape Tour.