Producer Feature: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

Producer Feature: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc.

Growing Community in Custer: Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouses & Nursery, Inc. Dakota Greens- Custer Greenhouse & Nursery and Owners Jeff & Robin Prior hosted a SDSPA tour on Aug. 9, 2019 and shared production information to participants on their flower, nursery and tomato operation. Jeff was raised and worked

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Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured

Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured

Hydroponics, Processing Kitchen & Grass Fed Beef Featured During Summer Tour Happy Hydros in Pukwana, SD hosted a S.D. Specialty Producers Association tour on July 28, 2019. Owners, Mark and Teal Scholl showcased their four greenhouses and hydroponic production of tomatoes, cucumbers, and lettuce. Bumblebees were hard

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Regenerative Ag & Hops Featured During Summer Tour

Regenerative Ag & Hops Featured During Summer Tour

The weather was perfect for SDSPA’s Regenerative Agriculture and Growing Hops tours held on Sunday, July 21. “S.D. Specialty Producers local farm tours are such enriching community events that really connect producers and attendees with a wealth of knowledge while being wholesome family events,” said Erin Hamann,

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Gourmet Mushrooms Available in the Black Hills

Gourmet Mushrooms Available in the Black Hills

Gourmet Mushrooms Available in the Black Hills Dakota Mushrooms in Sioux Falls used to be the only mushroom grower in South Dakota, but not anymore. As of summer 2019, two new producers are in the Black Hills: Alan Carner (Black Hills Mushrooms, Rapid City) and Jackson Young (Young Mushrooms, Spearfish).

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New SDSPA Board Member, Cindy Tolle

New SDSPA Board Member, Cindy Tolle

Producer Feature: Cindy Tolle & Evergreen Ranch & Livestock In June, 2019 SDSPA appointed Cindy Tolle to the Board of Directors. Cindy brings a wealth of expertise to the organization. Cindy has degrees in Biology & Chemistry, Microbial Ecology, and a PhD in Chemistry & Biochemistry. She

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Producer Feature: Schadé Vineyard and Winery

Producer Feature: Schadé Vineyard and Winery

Producer Feature: Schadé Vineyard and Winery Schadé Vineyard and Winery owners, Nancy and Jim Schade along with Dillon Ringling received a Value Added Producer Grant through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a healthy juice utilizing Aronia berries from South Dakota growers. The idea

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