Updates from Regional Local Food Meetups

Updates from Regional Local Food Meetups

Updates from Regional Local Food Meetups In January & February, 2023 producers across the state met for regional meetings.  Held in Yankton, Chamberlain, Watertown and Rapid City, the goals of these meetings were for networking, discussing what challenges & resources exist in their region for local foods,

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Specialty Producers Meetups Held in Watertown and Chamberlain

Specialty Producers Meetups Held in Watertown and Chamberlain

Specialty Producers Meetups Held in Watertown and Chamberlain Join us for February Specialty Producers Meetups in Yankton and Rapid City. This winter SDSPA has coordinated regional producer meetups to help producers meet others in their region who are growing & raising food, help attendees identify what challenges and

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Local Foods Conference 2022 Recap

Local Foods Conference 2022 Recap

Local Foods Conference 2022 Recap After two years of virtual conferences,  attendees of the South Dakota Local Foods conference were excited to be back together in person for this year’s conference in Sturgis.   SDSU Extension & the S.D. Department of Tourism kicked off the conference with a

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Bringing the Farm to School: Producer Training 2023

Bringing the Farm to School: Producer Training 2023

Bringing the Farm to School: Producer Training 2023 Registration for Bringing the Farm to School: Producer training is now open. The sessions are scheduled for Jan. 18-19, 2023 in Brookings and Feb. 14-15, 2023 in Rapid City. This is a great opportunity for producers looking to start

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Regional Local Food Meetings Scheduled

Regional Local Food Meetings Scheduled

Regional Local Food Meetings Scheduled If you are interested in gathering with other producers and local food supporters in your region of the state, be sure to register for the regional meetups that SDSPA will be hosting in Jan & Feb 2023. The goals of these meetings

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Registration open for the S.D. Local Foods Conference

Registration open for the S.D. Local Foods Conference

Registration open for the S.D. Local Foods Conference The South Dakota Local Foods Conference is back in person this year at the Sturgis Community Center on Nov. 17-19, 2022. This year’s conference will kick off Thursday evening with a mixer at the Sturgis Brewing Company, followed by

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S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year: 2022 Nominees

S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year: 2022 Nominees
S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year: 2022 Nominees The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) invites the public to participate in voting for the S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year Award. Specialty crops include fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and nursery crops, including floriculture. TheRead more