Buy Local Even in South Dakota’s Winter Months

Buy Local Even in South Dakota’s Winter Months

Buy Local Even in South Dakota’s Winter Months Most South Dakotans think of local foods as seasonal items. But even through our cold winters, more and more local food hubs, farmers markets and direct to consumer producers are open for business year-round. Our access to fresh, healthy

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Educational Webinar Series for Specialty Food Producers

Educational Webinar Series for Specialty Food Producers

Educational Webinar Series for Specialty Food Producers The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has announced a new educational series for local food producers, Farmers Markets managers and vendors, and others interested in selling direct to consumers.  “We are hosting free training for producers to get together

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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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Trying Times for Local Specialty Crop Producers

Trying Times for Local Specialty Crop Producers
If you are a local grower or food producer with products currently for sale please email us to get added to this map. Trying Times for Local Specialty Crop Producers This month some of the hydroponic, greenhouse and early season specialty crop producers are doing curbside salesRead more

Avera McKennan Hospital Food Services & Local Food

Avera McKennan Hospital Food Services & Local Food

Avera McKennan Hospital Food Services and Local Food Questions & Answers with Nicholas Skajewski, Executive Chef    What is Avera doing to source food from local producers? We work closely with Dakota Fresh Food Hub, as well as many independent local farmers. All of our Avera McKennan

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Goat Producers Attend 1st Annual Production Workshop

Goat Producers Attend 1st Annual Production Workshop

South Dakota’s 1st annual Meat and Dairy Goat Workshop was held in Brookings in July. Eighty-three participants from South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska and Iowa attended the event featuring industry expert presentations and hands-on training. The Value Added Agriculture Development Center (VAADC) along with collaborators South Dakota Specialty

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