Monthly archive for September 2019

2019 South Dakota Local Foods Conference Nov. 1-2

2019 South Dakota Local Foods Conference Nov. 1-2

Registration Open for South Dakota Local Foods Conference Growers, processors, chefs and consumers passionate about local foods are invited to register for the 2019 South Dakota Local Foods Conference (SDLFC) scheduled for Nov. 1-2 at the RedRossa Italian Grille in Pierre, SD. This regional event will provide

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State Fair Value Added Ag Day 2019

State Fair Value Added Ag Day 2019

State Fair Value Added Ag Day 2019 South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) works to showcase the products of our members and local food producers across the state through a variety of venues including the SD Local Foods Conference, producer tours, the Sioux Falls Local Food Fair,

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AgriCulture on the Square: Cultivating Interest in Agriculture

AgriCulture on the Square: Cultivating Interest in Agriculture

AgriCulture on the Square: Cultivating Interest in Agriculture “This was the first time I have ever been to the city, let alone off the farm at all. I had the time of my life meeting new people, seeing new things, and learning about other aspects of agriculture.” 

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Tempura Battered Cauliflower

Tempura Battered Cauliflower

Featured at Value Added Ag Day, South Dakota State Fair, Aug. 2019, Chef Uriah Steber, Drifters Bar and Grille Tempura Battered Cauliflower This recipe is designed for Cauliflower but can be used with almost any fresh vegetable from the garden! 1-2 heads depending on size. Ingredients: 1-2 heads

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Flanken Beef Short Rib

Flanken Beef Short Rib

Featured at Value Added Ag Day, South Dakota State Fair, Aug. 2019, Chef Uriah Steber, Drifters Bar and Grille Flanken Beef Short Rib  At most markets, you will have to ask your butcher to have these ribs cut special order. If you are ordering half or whole beef

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Grilled Sweet Corn Salad

Grilled Sweet Corn Salad

Featured at Value Added Ag Day, South Dakota State Fair, Aug. 2019, Chef Uriah Steber, Drifters Bar and Grille Grilled Sweet Corn Salad Corn on the cob is great, but when you want to be a bit more ‘posh’ about it. Use this recipe to go at it

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Grants

Grants
Below is a list of grant sources that are relevant to producers who sell direct to consumers or to other local food markets. Visit these sites to learn more about the grant opportunities, the current status and timelines. NIFA: Community Food Project Competitive Grants Program VISIT WEBSITERead more

Gardens, High Tunnel and Geothermal Greenhouse Tour at REDCO

Gardens, High Tunnel and Geothermal Greenhouse Tour at REDCO

Gardens, High Tunnel and Geothermal Greenhouse Tour at REDCO On Sept. 7, guests toured the Rosebud Economic Development community garden plot, situated behind the Turtle Creek grocery store in Mission, SD, to learn about the gardens and the geothermal greenhouse being utilized to grow food for community

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Sinte Gleska High Tunnel & Gardens

Sinte Gleska High Tunnel & Gardens

Sinte Gleska High Tunnel & Gardens Sometimes, we don’t know how we get where we are. And sometimes the mysterious universe lands us in a place that feels like home.  For Carmelita Sully, Director/Head Gardener/Brains behind the Sinte Gleska Gardens, Greenhouse, and High Tunnel – gardens feel like

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Oyate Teca Project in Kyle, SD

Oyate Teca Project in Kyle, SD

Oyate Teca Project in Kyle, SD Guests arrived in Kyle, SD on Aug. 17 to learn about the Oyate Teca Project led by Executive Director, Rose Fraser. Despite being a small building, the program provides a number of initiatives that address food sovereignty issues. Since 2010, the

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