SDSPA Newsletter- October 2020

SDSPA Newsletter- October 2020

This month features: S.D. Local Foods Virtual Conference Producer Feature- Bear Butte Gardens SDSPA Board Member Openings SDSPA Legislative Action Committee Survey Results Farmers Market Coalition- COVID-19 Economic Impacts Survey Upcoming Events- SDSU Extension Photography for Agritourism Workshop SARE Grants The Market Beet- October Issue SDSPA Website- South

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Producer Feature: Bear Butte Gardens

Producer Feature: Bear Butte Gardens

Producer Feature: Bear Butte Gardens Bear Butte Gardens is located just 5 miles northeast of Sturgis along Highway 79 right on the way to Bear Butte State Park.  Michelle and Rick Grosek have been operating the gardens and greenhouses since 2011.  In 2012 the Groseks received organic

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2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Now Open

2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Now Open

2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference sees changes, opportunities for producers The annual South Dakota Local Foods Conference (SDLFC) is celebrating its tenth year. The 2020 event, Nov. 5-7 will be the first held entirely online. The SDLFC Planning Committee looks forward to discussing the new opportunities that

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Dakota Fresh Food Hub Seeks Delivery Driver

Dakota Fresh Food Hub Seeks Delivery Driver

Now Hiring: Delivery Driver Dakota Fresh Food Hub is hiring a delivery driver for our one day a week produce deliveries every Thursday, starting immediately. Hours are from about 10 am to 5 pm during our busy season (June to December) and will be less (tapering down to about

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Celebrate S.D. Agriculture at Washington Pavilion’s Ag Day

Celebrate S.D. Agriculture at Washington Pavilion’s Ag Day

Celebrate S.D. Agriculture at Washington Pavilion’s Ag Day Ag Day at the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls is a free event that gives children and families a wonderful opportunity to learn about agriculture’s significance in South Dakota and beyond. Organizations and vendors provide booths with educational activities. Be sure to

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SDSPA Newsletter- September 2020

SDSPA Newsletter- September 2020

This month features: Value Added Ag Center Day Recap Promotional Opportunity- Ag Day at the Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls Feature- Brookings Commercial Kitchen SDSPA Board Member Openings SDSPA Legislative Action Committee Survey Upcoming Events-  S.D. Local Foods Virtual Conference SARE Grants Small Scale Meat Processing Webinar Recording

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2020 Value Added Ag Day

2020 Value Added Ag Day

Join us for Value Added Ag Center Day at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron, SD. The event is Sept. 3 from 9 AM- 4 PM. It will include local food and other agricultural vendors, presentations and an ice cream social! Fair admission is required to

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