SDSPA Newsletter- May 2024

This SDSPA newsletter features:

  • Hummus at Bear Butte Gardens
  • Plains TOPP: S.D. Specialty Producers Awarded Grant to Bolster Organic Farming
  • Outreach Opportunity: Value Added Agriculture Center Day at the South Dakota State Fair
  • Price Sharing Project
  • Buyer Evaluation Survey
  • Dakota Food Rx: Local Food ‘Prescription’ Program Connects Patients, Healthcare Providers and Growers
  • Recordings Available: Virtual Regional Aggregation Meetings from April 1-4th
  • Climate-Smart Agriculture and Farm Loan Programs
  • Pushing Local Food Forward in South Dakota: an RFBC Update
  • Find a Retailer: Hummus!
  • Upcoming Event: SDSU Extension- How to Build a High Tunnel: Hands On Experience
  • Save the Date: Garden Discovery Festival in Brookings Featuring SoDak Greens
  • Upcoming Webinar: Permaculture: Harmonious and Resilient Environments
  • Upcoming Event: Hy-Vee OpportUNITY Inclusive Summit & Live Pitch Competition
  • SDSPA Cut Flower Growers Update
  • S.D. Farmers Market Coalition Update
  • SDSPA Organic Producers
  • S.D. Local Foods Coalition Update & S.D. Local Foods Conference
  • Grants: Local Ag Marketing Program (LAMP): Farmers Market Promotion (FMPP), Local Foods Promotion (LFPP), & Regional Food Systems Partnership (RFSP); Composting and Food Waste Reduction Cooperative Agreements; EQIP Program
  • Webinar Recording: Pollinator & Native Plant Gardens
  • Webinar Recording: Drones in Agriculture: Innovation for Everyday Operations
  • Webinar Recording: Facebook Ads 101
  • We are Hiring: Conference Event Planner
  • Producer Spotlights: SoDak Greens & Deb’s Downhome Delights

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