2020 SDSPA Annual Membership Meeting Recap

2020 SDSPA Annual Membership Meeting Recap

2020 SDSPA Annual Membership Meeting Recap The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) held its annual meeting in Chamberlain, SD March 7, 2020.  The annual meeting’s purpose is to conduct business, elect board members and facilitate discussion to create a “plan of work” for SDSPA to implement. At

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Workshop Supports Need for Agritourism Business Development

Workshop Supports Need for Agritourism Business Development

Workshop Supports Need for Agritourism Business Development South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) participated in the South Dakota Agritourism Workshop on Feb. 20-21, 2020. This event provided a full day of educational programming for agritourism businesses focused on successful business development. The presentations were resource from SDSU

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S.D. Specialty Producers Association Annual Meeting March 7

S.D. Specialty Producers Association Annual Meeting March 7

S.D. Specialty Producers Association Annual Meeting March 7 The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is hosting its annual membership meeting Sat., March 7, 2020 from 9:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. CST in Chamberlain, SD. Members as well as non-member producers, farmers market managers and vendors, chefs, value-added businesses,

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SDSPA Newsletter- March 2020

SDSPA Newsletter- March 2020

SDSPA provides regular communications on current activities, news, events and trainings, new publications and grant opportunities. This month features: SDSPA Annual Membership Meeting March 7 & Carol Ford Webinar Website Development Program for specialty producers Svec Farm Feature Bizzy Lizzy Flourless Bakery Feature Lakota Food Summit recap REAL

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2020 Lakota Food Summit Recap

2020 Lakota Food Summit Recap

Representatives from SDSPA attended the 1st Annual Lakota Food Summit Feb. 18-20 in Rapid City. The event promoted food sovereignty, tradition, culture and community education.  Sean Sherman, The Sioux Chef, kicked off the event with a chef feature that utilized traditional ingredients. Entertainment followed with hoop dancers

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Minority Crop Growers and Beekeepers Suffer Defeat in Pierre

Minority Crop Growers and Beekeepers Suffer Defeat in Pierre

Minority Crop Growers and Beekeepers Suffer Defeat in Pierre The following synopsis is provided by the Legislative Action Committee of the South Dakota Specialty Producers Association on the proceedings related to bill HB 1171. For the third year in a row, a bill (HB 1171) heavily supported by

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2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Webinar

2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Webinar

Join Nicole Prince, from the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, Thurs., Feb. 27 from 4:00PM CST (3:00PM MST) to learn more about the 2020 South Dakota Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Webinar will feature: Program Background Goals of the Program Past SCBG Projects 2020 Grant Application Process Webinar

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