Monthly archive for August 2019

Geothermal Greenhouse & High Tunnels Tour Sept. 7 in Mission

Geothermal Greenhouse & High Tunnels Tour Sept. 7 in Mission

The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has coordinated upcoming tours highlighting the specialty crop and local foods industry on Sept. 7, 2019 in Mission, SD. The first tour will feature production in a geothermal greenhouse with Rosebud Economic Development Corp. (REDCO) at their production farm, 311

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Tour of Dr. Joy Falkenburg’s Home Landscape

Tour of Dr. Joy Falkenburg’s Home Landscape

Tour of Dr. Joy Falkenburg’s Home Landscape Dr. Joy Falkenburg hosted a SDSPA tour and local foods potluck celebration on Aug. 9, 2019 at her home in Custer, SD. To anyone stepping foot onto the property of Dr. Falkenburg, it may appear a bit chaotic, where a large

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Producer Feature: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

Producer Feature: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

Growing Community in Custer: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc. Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouse & Nursery and Owners Jeff & Robin Prior hosted a SDSPA tour on Aug. 9, 2019 and shared production information to participants on their flower, nursery and tomato operation. Jeff was raised and worked

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Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

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Local Foods Fair Held in Sioux Falls July 31

Local Foods Fair Held in Sioux Falls July 31

Fresh local foods & locally-fermented beverages were available for sample at the Local Foods Fair in Sioux Falls on July 31. Centered around the historic Stockyards Ag Experience Barn in Falls Park, the 2nd Annual Local Foods Fair event showcased locally-grown foods through cooking demonstrations, vendor booths,

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Chard-Basil Pesto & Sausage Stuffed Patty Pan Squash

Chard-Basil Pesto & Sausage Stuffed Patty Pan Squash

Featured at the Sioux Falls Local Foods Fair, 2019, Chef Ellen Doerr, Chef Ellen Catering  Chard-Basil Pesto & Sausage Stuffed Patty Pan Squash Servings: 25 Ingredients for Pesto 1 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil, divided 25 leaves Swiss chard, chopped 10 cloves garlic, chopped 2 1/2 c.

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Confit Local Bruschetta

Confit Local Bruschetta

Featured at the Sioux Falls Local Foods Fair, 2019, Chef Nicholas Skajewski, Avera Executive Chef  Confit Local Bruschetta Ingredients Local Squash, ½ in. dice 1 C Local Zucchini, ½ in. dice 1 C Local Sweet Onion, ½ in. dice 1 C Local Garlic Cloves, slivered ¼ C Local

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Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured

Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured

Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured During Summer Tour Happy Hydros in Pukwana, SD hosted a S.D. Specialty Producers Association tour on July 28, 2019. Owners, Mark and Teal Scholl showcased their four greenhouses and hydroponic production of tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce. Bumblebees were hard

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Agroforesty, Egg & Vegetable Tours Aug. 17 on Pine Ridge

Agroforesty, Egg & Vegetable Tours Aug. 17 on Pine Ridge

The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has coordinated upcoming tours highlighting the specialty crop and local foods industry on Aug. 17, 2019. The first tour will feature the production area at Thunder Valley CDC, 290 Empowerment Drive, Porcupine, SD from 12:30-2:30 p.m. MDT. Thunder Valley CDC will provide lunch

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