SDSPA Newsletter- April 2023

This SDSPA newsletter features:

  • Flower Farmers Learn & Network at Bloom! Event
  • SDSPA Annual Membership Meeting Recap- New Board Members
  • Upper Midwest Urban & Rural Ag Innovation Conference Recap
  • Specialty Crops Featured at Ag Day at the Washington Pavilion
  • Economic Impact Study for S.D. Specialty Crop Producers- Please Complete Survey
  • Recipes Wanted
  • South Dakota / North Dakota High Tunnel Survey
  • S.D. Local Foods Coalition Update
  • SDSPA Flower Growers Update
  • S.D. Farmers Market Coalition Update
  • Grants: SARE Grants, Healthy Meal Incentives Grant, Beginning Farmer Rancher Development Program, Local Agriculture Marketing Program (LAMP)-Farmer Market Promotion-Local Food Promotion-Regional Food System Partnerships, Value Added Producer Grant, Growing Together S.D. Mini-grants, Food Safety Certification for Specialty Crops
  • Local Foods Purchasing Assistance Program Webinar Recording
  • Fresh Bites Podcast- 2023 Grown Here series- Organic Production in South Dakota
  • Learn more about SDSPA Member: Rocky Ridge Gardens & PrairieSun Organic

SDSPA provides regular communications on current activities, news, events and trainings, resources and grant opportunities.