Specialty Crops Featured at Ag Day

Specialty Crops Featured at Ag Day

Specialty Crops Featured at Ag Day Children and adults attending Ag Day at the Washington Pavilion were encouraged to play with food while visiting the South Dakota Specialty Producers booth. This free event, held June 5, 2021 in Sioux Falls, featured agricultural clubs and organizations across the

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Farmers Market Rack Card to Appear at S.D. Tourist Sites

Farmers Market Rack Card to Appear at S.D. Tourist Sites

Farmers Market Rack Card to Appear at S.D. Tourist Sites The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) has developed a new rack card to promote South Dakota’s Farmers Markets to tourists across the state.  The promotional cards will appear in five S.D. Interstate Welcome Centers along Interstate 29 &

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Webinar: Reaching Your Audience- Create a Digital Marketing Strategy

Webinar: Reaching Your Audience- Create a Digital Marketing Strategy

Webinar: Reaching Your Audience- Create a Digital Marketing Strategy The S.D. Specialty Producers Association (SDSPA) is excited to announce an upcoming educational opportunity Thurs., April 1. Myrna Greenfield of Good Egg Marketing will present ‘Reaching your Audience: Create a Digital Marketing Strategy.’  During this session, Greenfield will

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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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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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Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

Website Development Program Available for Specialty Producers

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 Specialty

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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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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

2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Webinar

2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program Webinar

Join Nicole Prince, from the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, Thurs., Feb. 27 from 4:00PM CST (3:00PM MST) to learn more about the 2020 South Dakota Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Webinar will feature: Program Background Goals of the Program Past SCBG Projects 2020 Grant Application Process Webinar

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