Dakota Fresh Food Hub to Showcase South Dakota Microgreens

Dakota Fresh Food Hub to Showcase South Dakota Microgreens

Dakota Fresh Food Hub to Showcase South Dakota Microgreens Microgreens are one of South Dakota’s unique year-round crops. Celebrate these edible seedlings at the upcoming Mighty Microgreens Superfood Event with Dakota Fresh Food Hub, a farmer-owned collective that markets and distributes local foods in Southeast South Dakota.

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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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Specialty Producers Invited to Regional Meetups

Specialty Producers Invited to Regional Meetups

Specialty Producers Invited to Regional Meetups All producers, and those involved with their local food systems, are encouraged to come meet each other, share ideas, and enjoy a great meal at upcoming regional meetups.   Attend one or more of the four meetings taking place in January &

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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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Retail Sites Selected for Specialty Crop Promotion Project

Retail Sites Selected for Specialty Crop Promotion Project

Retail Sites Selected for Specialty Crop Promotion Project SDSPA was awarded a specialty crop block grant to support South Dakota retail sites that purchase specialty crops from at least three different South Dakota producers.  Eight retailers who completed the application have been selected to work with HenkinSchultz,

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Input for Regional Aggregation Meetings Requested 

Input for Regional Aggregation Meetings Requested 

Input for Regional Aggregation Meetings Requested  Aggregation is an opportunity for producers, especially small to medium farms, to develop a larger and more consistent market. Through aggregation, producers can collaborate with others to sell their products together.  The development of aggregation may look different based on community

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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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2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Now Open

2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference Registration Now Open

2020 S.D. Local Foods Conference sees changes, opportunities for producers The annual South Dakota Local Foods Conference (SDLFC) is celebrating its tenth year. The 2020 event, Nov. 5-7 will be the first held entirely online. The SDLFC Planning Committee looks forward to discussing the new opportunities that

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Dakota Fresh Food Hub Seeks Delivery Driver

Dakota Fresh Food Hub Seeks Delivery Driver

Now Hiring: Delivery Driver Dakota Fresh Food Hub is hiring a delivery driver for our one day a week produce deliveries every Thursday, starting immediately. Hours are from about 10 am to 5 pm during our busy season (June to December) and will be less (tapering down to about

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