Introducing Our New Local Food System Coordinator

Introducing Our New Local Food System Coordinator

Introducing our new Local Food System Coordinator, Kathleen Rykhus. Kathleen comes to the South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) through the Americorps VISTA program. Her year long assignment in this position will be to help build the local food system across South Dakota. Kathleen comes to SPA

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SDSPA Contractor Feature

SDSPA Contractor Feature

SDSPA Contractor Feature Chris Zdorovtsov started with the South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) in 2016 providing marketing and communication services for the organization. This includes developing and transmitting press releases, promotion materials, our monthly e-newsletters, and website and Facebook content. This spring Chris took on membership

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SDSPA Newsletter- July 2020

SDSPA Newsletter- July 2020

This month features: SDSPA Online Local Foods Directory Capital City Farmers Market Feature Value Added Ag Center Day at the State Fair- Registration Open Honey Lodge Feature Upcoming Events- S.D. Local Foods Virtual Conference Save the Date Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production Competitive Grants Farmers Selling Online-

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Member Feature: Honey Lodge

Member Feature: Honey Lodge

Member Feature: Honey Lodge Lakota Youth Development’s Honey Lodge is located in the Herrick, SD within the Milks Camp Community of the Rosebud Indian Reservation. Honey Lodge is a youth-led social enterprise that develops Lakota youth’s entrepreneurial skills as youth keep bees, process & bottle honey, and sell

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Producers Invited to List Farm in Local Food Directory

Producers Invited to List Farm in Local Food Directory

Producers Invited to List Farm in Local Food Directory The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is made up of a diverse group of specialty and niche producers in the state. The organization works to promote non-commodity products that include fruits and vegetables, specialty meats, wine, organic crops, specialty grains,

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SDSPA Newsletter- June 2020

SDSPA Newsletter- June 2020

This month features: SDSPA Farmers Market Chapter Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) for Specialty Crop Producers Black Hills Farmers Market Feature S.D. Local Foods Network Listening Sessions SDSPA 2020 Legislative Update Upcoming Events- Farmers Selling Online – Choosing a Platform Webinar; Deep Winter Greenhouse Design & Production

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