Online Marketing Bootcamp Feb. 9 in Sturgis

Online Marketing Bootcamp Feb. 9 in Sturgis

Marketing Bootcamp Feb. 9 in Sturgis The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is excited to announce an upcoming workshop for local producers and other small business owners to improve their digital marketing strategies. The in-person workshop will be held in Sturgis, S.D. on Wed., Feb. 9, 2022

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Time to Join SDSPA!

Time to Join SDSPA!

Join us in 2022! It is time to renew your membership with South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA)! Review your membership benefits here. Considering becoming a member for the first time?  SDSPA’s mission is to provide education, promotion and connections for specialty foods and products. Our membership

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Marketing for Vendors & Producers Class in Mitchell, SD Jan. 22, 2022

Marketing for Vendors & Producers Class in Mitchell, SD Jan. 22, 2022

Marketing for Vendors & Producers Class in Mitchell, SD Jan. 22, 2022 The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is excited to announce upcoming educational opportunities for local and niche producers to improve their digital marketing strategies. A day long in-person marketing class is scheduled for Sat., Jan.

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Boosting Your Online Customer Connections Webinar Jan. 8, 2022

Boosting Your Online Customer Connections Webinar Jan. 8, 2022

Boosting Your Online Customer Connections Webinar Jan. 8, 2022 The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is excited to announce upcoming educational opportunities for local and niche producers to improve their digital marketing strategies.  Shelly Gaddis, University of Sioux Falls Professor and owner of The Foundress Family, will

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2022 Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

2022 Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

2022 Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers The South Dakota Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is continuing a program that offers assistance in building new websites or updating the look, mobile accessibility, or Search Engine Optimization of an existing website for specialty crop producers.   SDSPA received a

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2021 S.D. Local Foods Conference Highlights

2021 S.D. Local Foods Conference Highlights

2021 S.D. Local Foods Conference Highlights The 2021 South Dakota Local Foods Conference was held virtually November 4-6th. Consumers, producers, wholesale buyers and professionals who support the production of healthy, sustainable foods in South Dakota joined the event. The conference kicked off on Thurs., Nov. 4, with

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Marketing Workshop Offered for Local Food Producers

Marketing Workshop Offered for Local Food Producers

This event has been cancelled. This event was postponed and rescheduled for November 30. Register by Nov. 26, 2021. Find details here.  Marketing Workshop Offered for Local Food Producers Brian Maruska, of SoDak Marketing, will lead a marketing workshop to help business owners better connect with their

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Vaughn Reints Selected 2021 S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Vaughn Reints Selected 2021 S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Vaughn Reints Selected 2021 S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year Farmers across South Dakota have shown resilience and the ability to adapt as they rose to the challenges caused by the pandemic. In 2021, the S.D. Specialty Producers Association and S.D. Dept. of Agriculture and Natural

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S.D. Local Foods Conference to Feature ‘The Market Gardener’

S.D. Local Foods Conference to Feature ‘The Market Gardener’

S.D. Local Foods Conference to Feature ‘The Market Gardener’ Jean-Martin Fortier, a farmer, educator, entrepreneur, and best-selling author specializing in organic and biointensive vegetable production, is the featured keynote speaker at this year’s S.D. Local Foods Conference (SDLFC). His award-winning book, The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower’s

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Public Voting Open for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Public Voting Open for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year

Public Voting Open for S.D. Specialty Crop Producer of the Year 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. Cast votes by Oct. 15, 2021 for a farmer who has made

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